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TechInvest: Investing across the UK

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What is the Business Support?

TechInvest: Investing across the UK is an exciting new event series presented in partnership with the UK Business Angels Association and the British Business Bank. This four-part series will spotlight tech innovators from the South West, the Midlands, Yorkshire and the Humber, and Northern Ireland, in a series of London-based pitch showcases.

Presented as four separate events, each pitch showcase will spotlight a different UK Region or Nation and 10 of its leading founders. Working with a panel of expert judges, a selection of top innovators will be handpicked to take the stage and pitch at each event. Drawn from UKBAA’s community early-stage investors, the audience will be made up of leading angels and VCs who collectively deploy over £2.3bn per annum, each seeking to tap into incredible high-growth potential talent.

The next event in the series is focusing on the Midlands so, if you are a tech innovator actively raising investment and offering a game-changing solution in your sector apply by 22nd January at midnight for your chance to pitch!

Tech Innovators in the Midlands that are seeking to pitch should apply by 22nd January at midnight for their chance to present at the London in-person event February 23rd. 

Before applying businesses should take into consideration the following details:

  • Each event will feature a different Region/Nation and only businesses from that location will be considered to pitch
  • Businesses should have a strong base in the Region/Nation in which they are representing (i.e., business headquarters/majority of their team based there)
  • Up to 10 businesses will be selected to pitch at each showcase and those selected will be expected to pitch in-person in London (businesses will be required to arrange their own travel details)
  • There will be a judging panel selecting all businesses to pitch. The panel will seek to create a curated line-up of businesses for each showcase and will endeavour to have representation across an array of tech-related sectors

Restrictions

Businesses looking to apply should be:

  • Investment ready and actively raising equity investment in the range of £250k-£3m
  • Meeting/solving a clear market need
  • Demonstrate the potential to scale/possibility of disruption in their sector
  • Utilising technology as a core part of their solution/service
  • Based in South WestMidlandsYorkshire and the HumberNorthern Ireland 
    (businesses will only be considered if they are based in the area on which the event is focusing)

Who runs it?

UKBAA in partnership with British Business Bank

How to find out more?

To apply or find out more click here.

Additional information

Closing Date: 22/01/2023

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