Gold Sponsor

Silicon Valley Bank
Banking the world’s most innovative companies and exclusive wineries, our diverse financial services, knowledge, global network, and world class service increase our clients’ probability of success.With $20 billion in assets and more than 1, 500 employees, SVB Financial Group provides commercial, international and private banking through 34 locations worldwide. Forbes Magazine ranks SVB among America’s Best Banks and Fortune considers SVB one of the best places to work.


Event Co-Host

LSE Observatory
Sparks@LSE is proud to co-host this year’s conference with the LSE India Observatory. The India Observatory is a Centre to develop and enhance research and programmes related to India’s economy, politics and society. Its role is to support, facilitate and promote vibrant intellectual engagement between the UK and India, and to participate in wider international inter-disciplinary research and programmes with partners in Asia and beyond

Silver Sponsor

FreshMinds Talent
FreshMinds Talent has rapidly risen to become one of the UK’s leading graduate recruitment agencies. We only select the best graduates from the country’s leading universities and so attract exceptionally talented candidates year after year. As a result, we work with the country’s leading employers.
We’ve placed hundreds of graduates in blue-chip corporations, investment banks, leading consultancies and fast-growing SMEs. We’ve found them careers across a broad range of business functions including accountancy, finance, executive search, supply-chain, business development, IT, research, sales and marketing.
We work on individual roles and on some of the most prestigious graduate schemes around. By helping you make the right career choices from the start,  you’ll be better placed to make the most of your talent.

Bronze Sponsor

Oliver Wyman
Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in 50+ cities across 25 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialised expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organisation transformation. The firm’s 3,000 professionals help clients optimise their business, improve their operations and risk profile, and accelerate their organisational performance to seize the most attractive opportunities. Oliver Wyman is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies [NYSE: MMC]. For more information, visit www.oliverwyman.com. Follow Oliver Wyman on Twitter @OliverWyman.