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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 INVESTORS

Meet world-renowned investors and VCs and secure funding for your startup during the event.

SHOWCASE YOUR PRODUCT OR SERVICE
SHOWCASE YOUR PRODUCT OR SERVICE

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

BE A PART OF TECHXLR8
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
PITCH OFF COMPETITION

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

INVESTOR MEETINGS
INVESTOR MEETINGS

Virtually network with the investors and other business partners that you have always wanted to meet.

POWERED BY FOUNDERS FORUM
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 virtual exhibition space at Elevating Founders.

The Elevating Founders Pitch Off competition is now full. Startups and scaleups are still encourage to apply to exhibit at Elevating Founders but if successful, will not receive a slot in the pitch off.


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

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