TechPitch 4.5 is a platform for tech startups and entrepreneurs to show-case their business idea to a wider audience, including investors, journalists, potential partners and peers.

Next TechPitch 4.5 event:

9 October 2018, 18.30-22.00

The Auditorium, Pinsent Masons, 30 Crown Place, London, EC2A 4ES   Map

The evening will feature a keynote presentation followed by eight tech startups will present their business ideas and revenue models during a three-minute pitch followed by a five minute Q&A by a panel of judges. A winner will be scored by the judges, and there will be a general vote to pick the audience favourite.

18.30 - Registration and networking


19.00 - Introduction followed by keynote presentation/fireside chat

19.20 - Introduction of the judging panel

Dayo Akinrade, Founder, Africlick
Toby Allen, Hololens Producer, Microsoft; CEO and founder Jobs in XR and TACON
Will Chappell, Head of Growth Capital & Venture at Shawbrook Bank
Rob Nelson, Head of Marketing, Ultra Electronics
Chaired by Danvers Baillieu, COO, InfoSum

19.25 - 3 minute Pitches

Coderblock - a marketplace dedicated to recruitment and to remote collaborations between companies and digital freelancers       @Coderblock

Lobster IT - an AI-powered marketplace that allows creatives to find and licence social media content from 10 leading social media and cloud archive platforms       @Lobster_it

Map a Nurse - a platform that provides professional nurses, on-demand, at the customer's door, a kind of "Uber for nurses"       @mapanurse

Patcher - a pay as you go vehicle repair, roadside assistance and recovery app that connects drivers to local, quality, vetted mechanics within a 15 mile radius of their location       #patcher

Solna - a platform that innovates the invoicing process, powered by credit scoring data and speeds up the payment process for SMEs       @solna_io

SpeechKit - an audio-as-a-service platform for news publishers that allows the publishing of audio articles across digital assets, through smart speakers and podcasts players.       @SpeechKit_io

Splitty Pay - a payment tool allows people to pay online purchases splitting the amount on multiple cards       #SplittyPay

YumNow - a mobile application marketplace that fights food waste and maximises revenue for restaurants offering flexible pricing and pre-ordering tools       @YumNow_app

20.45 - Networking drinks & pizza


22.00 - End of event

Apply to pitch at TechPitch 4.5:

DEADLINE to apply at the next event taking place on 9 October 2018 is 7 September 2018.

By getting up on stage and pitching your business idea and model, in this case to the panel of experts we have put together for TechPitch 4.5, you will gain exposure and interest from both potential users and potential funders, as well as from media in general. And you get to practise and receive immediate feedback on your pitch.

The pitch session is not about achieving funding immediately, but gaining interest, making connections, and hopefully starting relevant discussions, so if you like the idea of pitching you will be good!

Pitches at 2Pears events are free-of-charge for the pitching companies, which means that the person pitching receives a complimentary ticket for the event. All other company members and interested parties will be required to purchase tickets at best available rate, to attend the event.

What we need from you in order to confirm you are eligible to pitch and to make a fair selection of companies for TechPitch 4.5 is for you to complete the application form submitting it by 7 September 2018 - please email the application form to roberta@2pears.com. DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM

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Tickets - 9 October 2018

A two-tiered pricing structure allows qualified (and cash-strapped) startups to attend techpitch 4.5 at a reduced rate. 2Pears reserve the right to approve ticket purchases and refuse entry if incorrect category is stated.

Early bird tickets are available until 7 September 2018


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