Venture Catalyst Challenge Finalists Meet & Greet

VCC Final Logo

We invite you to join us to meet the next generation of tech start ups and watch them battle it out for the chance to take the Venture Catalyst Challenge (VCC) title.

The VCC is not just a competition but a showcase of deep science and tech early-stage, commercial innovations developed by the tenacious students and staff of Imperial.

IBP members will be treated to a pre-finals tour of the Imperial College Advanced Hackspace (ICAH) exhibition in the main foyer by Professor David Gann, Vice President (Innovation), then given front row seats at the final. You can read up on this year’s entrants here.

Members will then by welcomed at a drinks reception in the newly refurbished Enterprise Lab with co-founders of the final 7 teams and the judging panel.



David Gann – Vice President (Innovation) – Imperial College London

Ambarish Mitra – Founder & CEO – Blippar

Reshma Sohoni – Co-Founder & Partner – Seedcamp

Warwick Hill – CEO-in-residence and MD of Microsoft Accelerator London – Microsoft


16.30 – Registration in the Alumni Centre (look for signposts at the main entrance of the South Kensington Campus)

17.00 – Guided tour by Professor David Gann of the Imperial College Hackspace Exhibition

18.00 – VCC final

20.15 – IBP only reception: Meet the entrepreneurs and the judging panel in the new Enterprise Lab

To register, please email