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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.

Where are they now? Elevator Pitch alumni in Dublin
posted on November 11, 2014

Over 20,000 attendees descended on Dublin last week for the Web Summit and among them were some familiar faces to Tech City News. Three alumnus from the first two series of the Elevator Pitch were in town and it was remarkable to see their growth since we launched them down an elevator or stuck them on…

EDITD raises $4.4m from Index and Frog Capital
posted on February 12, 2014

Fashion data firm EDITD has raised $4.4 million from Index Ventures and Frog Capital. EDITD is the world leader in real-time market data and analytics for the fashion and apparel industry. The company will use the funds to drive further hiring of key strategic positions in its London, Melbourne and recently-opened New York offices. Fashioning a new industry…

Is wearable tech the future of fashion?
posted on May 13, 2013

When Topshop sent models down the catwalk last season wearing Google Glass, it was clear that wearable tech had arrived The trend for wearable devices is tipping and with companies such as Google and Apple (the iWatch) leading the charge it’s no surprise that big things are expected from this emerging market over the next…

Elevator Pitch: SilkFred – Startup of the Week in 30 Seconds
posted on March 19, 2013

Meet Emma Watkinson from SilkFred, our startup of the week. The Elevator Pitch Series SilkFred describes itself as an online destination for emerging designers & independent brands. They help fledgling fashion brands through e-commerce, boutique partnerships and pop up shops. Their mission is to work with cool, innovative brands at the forefront of fashion and enable them…

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