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Elevator Pitch

60 Seconds With … Emma Watkinson, co-founder of SilkFred
posted on April 18, 2017

Meet the co-founder of online fashion platform, and Elevator Pitch alumni, SilkFred.

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Vote for your favourite startup to win our People’s Choice Award!
posted on November 10, 2016

From our shortlist of 25 startups, you have the chance to vote for the company you want to win the Elevator Pitch LIVE 2016 competition’s People’s Choice Award.

Cambridge Innovation Capital raises £75m, Elevator Pitch LIVE deadline extended & more in the Week in Tech
posted on August 26, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech – a roundup of the week’s top technology news. In this episode, we bring you Cambridge Innovation Capital’s £75m funding announcement, the reopening of our Elevator Pitch LIVE application and an app that allows you to send personalised postcards worldwide.

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Announcing Elevator Pitch LIVE 2016: Application deadline extended
posted on August 23, 2016

We are pleased to announce that, due to a change in format, we’ve extended the application deadline for this year’s Elevator Pitch competition to 30th September.

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60 seconds with … Nitzan Yudan, co-founder of FlatClub
posted on July 29, 2016

Meet the co-founder of online medium-term stay marketplace FlatClub, which is an alumni of the Tech City News Elevator Pitch Competition. In one sentence, what does your company do? FlatClub is helping people move to a new location on a budget – we make it fast and easy. Where are you based? We have 35…

Top VC rounds, robots and the rise of the machines: AI magazine by Tech City News available now
posted on July 6, 2016

We are happy to announce that Tech City News’ latest print magazine issue has launched. Focusing on the topic of artificial intelligence, issue 11 of our popular tech magazine, looks at how AI is transforming our lives for better or worse. Our cover story, sponsored by Cisco, explores how the technology is affecting the music,…

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Bitcoin, Brexit and Imogen Heap: The Blockchain Issue by Tech City News available now
posted on April 19, 2016

We are happy to announce that Tech City News’ latest print magazine issue has launched. Focusing on the topic of blockchain, issue 10 of our popular tech magazine, features Imogen Heap, award winning artist and technologist, as its cover star. Heap, whose interest in technology stems back to her childhood, is also the focus of…

Elevator Pitch competition deadline extended to 7th April
posted on April 1, 2016

We are pleased to announce that, due to the large volume of submissions, we’ve extended the application deadline for this year’s Elevator Pitch competition to 7th April. Finalists in previous Elevator Pitch series have included Hassle.com, YPlan and import.io, with alumni going on to raise more than $60m in the past two years. Why you…

Verticly raises €1m, Microsoft unveils social bots, Elevator Pitch deadline & more
posted on April 1, 2016

Verticly, a tech startup based in London and Newcastle, has raised over €1m. The company helps brands to engage with both offline and online customers and says it will use the funds to continue its international expansion. Microsoft Bots Microsoft has unveiled a new system of bots that can represent businesses and interact with users…

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10 steps for a successful elevator pitch
posted on February 18, 2016

An elevator pitch is a short presentation, usually no more than a minute long, intended to get a conversation started. The pitch might promote an idea, define a process, summarise a project, or market a product. It might even be a pitch for a job. An elevator pitch is an overview but should include detail…

Over $120m UK investment, Tech Nation Report, Amsterdam in the spotlight & more in your week in tech
posted on February 12, 2016

Trussle, an online matchmaking service for mortgage seekers, has closed a $1.6m round led by Robin  and Saul Klein’s new VC firm, Localglobe. Money transfer service WorldRemit has landed $45m in new funding from TriplePoint Venture Growth, BDC Corp and Silicon Valley Bank. Cybersecurity startup Digital Shadows has closed a $14m series B round. Digital Shadows…

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Apply now for the Tech City News Elevator Pitch 2016 Competition
posted on February 4, 2016

The application process for the Tech City News Elevator Pitch 2016 competition is now open! This is the sixth series of our competition to find the nation’s top tech startups. Finalists in previous Elevator Pitch series include Hassle.com, YPlan and import.io, with alumni raising over $60m in the past two years alone. Throughout the rounds of the Elevator Pitch, participants will learn how…

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