Programme Director - Entrepreneur of the Year Award, EY
MIT REAP Team London’s focus is on the metropolitan area with the intention of impacting the broader United Kingdom. RBS was the initial sponsor with Growth Builder emerging as both the primary strategic intervention and backbone organization. The team consists of representatives from all five stakeholders including UK Foreign Office, UCL Innovation and Enterprise, University of Oxford and Loughborough University.
Social progress and economic prosperity as a collective measure of development in a region.
Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurial Ecosystems are regional environments that effectively support startups focused on addressing global markets based on technological, process or business model innovation.
Ability to develop new to the world innovations from inception through to the market.EXPAND ALL
-Nature of established companies in region
-Funding for research
-Intellectual property policy
-Pool of innovators
-Education in tech and commercialization
Ability to start and build new to the world businesses from inception to maturity.EXPAND ALL
-Government, corporate and consumer demand for new products and services
-New business creation policy
-Business law and business policy
-Pool of entrepreneurs
-Quality of entrepreneurial education
-Accessibility of entrepreneurial capital (government, private, equity, debt, grants)
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