About the Festival

More Than Just a Conference

Get to Know Unbound: What's It All About?

Unbound festivals are renowned for bringing together the people at the centre of the innovation. The festival will attract and bridge the gap between 5,000 startups, investors and businesses, who will travel to London to hear from 100+ influential speakers, uncover pioneering ideas and take part in immersive brand experiences, hackathons, startup battles and networking sessions.

Join the finest minds in AI, fintech, sustainability, energy, investment, blockchain, digital wellbeing and more, to make invaluable connections and discover inspirational insight and emerging technologies that will shape the future of your career and your business.

About the Stages 

The Main Stage

With innovation as the overarching theme, Unbound offers unparalleled insight into the future of digital.

Insight is given through a variety of presentation formats, including keynotes, interviews, panels, side events, exhibitions, startup challenges, hackathons and more. Topics explored in 2018 included: 

  • Corporate growth through innovation
  • Personalisation & Effective Ads Through Programmatic 
  • Engaging Generation Z
  • Non stop digital distraction 
  • IoT and Smart City adoption


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Future Stage

The Future Stage is a place to identify the latest trends and tech innovations impacting on consumer lifestyle, product development, and engagement. Hear from industry experts on the matters that will affect what you do next.

The stage connects you with consumer trends and gives actionable ideas and insights to help you innovate and grow your business. Themes of 2018 included: 

  • Finding your authentic brand & connecting with Gen-Z
  • Next Generation Innovation 
  • The Future of VR & AR
  • Data & Storytelling
  • How to track & measure your omnichannel shopping strategy
  • Marketing & AI

Speaker Highlights 


Want to speak on stage at a future Unbound event? We're always on the hunt for industry experts, so why not share your story?

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A Showcase of Innovation



The Unbound50 is our highly curated selection of exciting, forward-thinking startups, invited to the festival to showcase their solutions for free in the unbound50 Zone. The Zone is dedicated to giving founders a platform to elevate their startup to the international market and network with festival attendees. Our team are always on the hunt for the next-big-thing. If you know an incredible startup,  let us know!
Female Founders Challenge

Female Founders Challenge

In a world fighting disparity between the sexes, the technology sector is still suffering. Our aim is to change that by boosting female representation and inspiring women in tech across the world. The challenge invites eight budding entrepreneurs to the stage for a pitch battle. Whoever delivers the punchiest pitch, as deliberated by the challenge sponsor, wins!
Pitch to Investors

Pitch to Investors

In our Pitch to Investor sessions, we invite early or later stage startups to the stage for a three minute, interactive pitch presentation to an audience of brands, investors, governments and more. Pitches are followed by a Q&A session where the entrepreneurs are quizzed by a jury of senior VCs. 

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