D/srupt is Imperial’s annual magazine for innovators and entrepreneurs. Filled with engaging content, including interviews, features, case studies and ‘how to’s’, D/srupt aims to inspire, encourage and enrich the innovation eco-system at the College. iewur media pack here.
In this issue we speak to the new President of Imperial College London, Professor Hugh Brady, about the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship. We meet the Imperial Founders that have made the Entrepreneurs’ Pledge to support the next generation, and we delve into the sustainability issues with fast fashion and meet the Imperial startups combatting the problem.
We talked taking on Tesla and the art of innovation with Imperial alumnus Peter Rawlinson, learned all about what it takes to become a $1 billion unicorn, discussed diversity in startups with Alexsis De Raadt St James and got some entrepreneurial insights from experts at Imperial and beyond in our ‘How To’s’. Not to mention the awesome startups featured including WE Innovate winner SURU Together, Dash Rides, ApTap and Charco Neurotech.
We chatted founder breakups, changing the face of accelerators and the future of entrepreneurship with Entrepreneur First Founder, Alice Bentinck OBE, learned all about the story behind Testing Business Ideas with David Bland, broke down bias with Imperial alumna and MeVitae founder, Riham Satti and got some entrepreneurial insights from experts at Imperial and beyond in our ‘How To’s’. Not to mention the awesome startups featured including VCC winners The Shellworks, Treeconomy, Multus Media and Planera.
Wendy Tan-White, Vice President at X talks impact, innovation and her time at Imperial. We also speak to Rob Fitzpatrick about his startup-essential book, The Mom Test and Google Venture’s Tom Hulme tells us how he went from engineer to investor and what he looks for in founders. On top of that, we catch up with Imperial startups Humanising Autonomy, VUI Diagnostics, BIO-F and Jelly Drops.
In the first ever issue of D/srupt, we learn how the Lean Startup idea came about from the God Father of Lean himself, Steve Blank, chat to Alexander OSterwalder, creator of the Business Model Canvas and see what a day in the life is like of an Imperial startup founder. We also catch up with Imperial startups Mitt Wearables, Momoby and AI Thyroid Diagnosis.