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THE MARKETPLACE FOR BUSINESS READY STARTUPS DURING LONDON TECH WEEK

Elevating Founders is the marketplace at the heart of TechXLR8 and the perfect place to meet investors, partners and media during London Tech Week.

Find out below why Elevating Founders is the must attend event for Startups and Scaleups.

THE PERKS OF BEING HAND-PICKED FOR ELEVATING FOUNDERS

MEET INVESTORS

Meet world-renowned investors and VCs and secure funding for your startup right on the show floor.

SHOWCASE YOUR PRODUCT OR SERVICE

Our startup pods on the show floor allow you to showcase your product and services to our engaged audience and chat with partners, media,  investors, and customers in a relaxed and informal environment.

BE A PART OF TECHXLR8

As the flagship event of  London Tech Week, TechXLR8 connects 17,000+ attendees with innovative technologies and solutions driving business transformation. Elevating Founders is the perfect platform within the TechXLR8 ecosystem to showcase your business.

PITCH OFF COMPETITION

Where startups pitch their products and businesses on stage to an engaged audience of industry leaders, investors, and press, judged by an expert panel, specifically selected for expert startup and scaleup knowledge.

PRE-ARRANGED MEETINGS

Our team will help organize 1-2-1 meetings with investors and other business partners that you have always wanted to meet.

POWERED BY FOUNDERS FORUM

This year Elevating Founders is proud to be backed by Founders Forum, a private network of the world's leading digital and technology entrepreneurs. Stay tuned for more information soon on our exciting partnership!

DO YOU FIT THE CRITERIA FOR ELEVATING FOUNDERS?

Elevating Founders is open to startups and scaleups by application only and judged by the London Tech Week leadership team. 

Successful startups and scaleups will be rewarded with 1 day of exhibition space at Elevating Founders and a spot to pitch your product or service in front of judges including London Tech Week ambassadors, leading corporate and private investors/VCs and leading enterprises at the forefront of digital transformation.

Startup Criteria
  • Seed level of funding under £5 million
  • 1-10 employees
  • Under 3 years in business
Scaleup Criteria
  • Series A+ level of funding under £15 million
  • 10+ employees
  • 20% YOY revenue growth over 3 years

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