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Startup Elevate | Global Startup Events Series
Global Startup Events Series
Global Startup Events Series

The Startup Elevate Competition!

25 Places Are Up For Grabs in the Primary Startup Activity of London Tech Week, Startup Elevate, Showcasing 150+ Startups to 15,000+ Industry Visitors and Investors

Participation provides Startups with Entrepreneurship Education, Founder Networking, Concierged Meeting Services, the Opportunity to Pitch for the Innovation of Things Award, and Participation in the Startup Elevate Demo Zone.

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Showcase at Startup Elevate

Positioned at the heart of the TechXLR8 show floor, Startup Elevate is the Hub of our advanced tech events including Internet of Thing World, 5G World, AI & Machine Learning World, Cloud & DevOps World, Apps World Evolution, VR & AR World, and Connected Cars & Autonomous Vehicles, all of which attract world-class audiences of industry decision makers.

Startup Elevate itself will buzz with activity, hosting Pitch Competitions, the Investor Lounge, and the Startup Academy. Startups will exhibit and demo in this thriving environment on their own branded turnkey booth.

Pitch-Off for the ‘Innovation of Things Award’

All startups joining the Startup Elevate programme are entered into our pitch-off competition. 

Founders will showcase their business in front of our panels, comprised of industry experts and investors, with a chance of winning our coveted ‘Innovation of Things Award’. 

Actionable feedback will be given during a Q&A session at the end of each pitch.

Connect through the Concierged Meeting Service

Make more valuable and targeted contacts by taking advantage of our Concierged Meeting Service. 

Our dedicated VIP team will be providing a meeting matching service between investors, enterprises and startups. 

All participating investors will receive a catalogue of our startups, enabling them to choose the most relevant and interesting opportunities for them. More discreet meetings will be made possible as a result of this facilitated service, providing high quality interactions at the show.

Get Inspired at Startup Elevate

One of the key initiatives behind Startup Elevate is to deliver high quality, engaging content for startups focussed on entrepreneurship skills. 

The programme runs workshops hosted by experienced investors, startup accelerators and successful entrepreneurs. This part of the programme seeks to deliver actionable advice on how to maximise a startup’s potential.

Strike a Deal at the Investor Lounge

The Investor Lounge is a VIP area reserved for our investor community and enterprise VIP’s to conduct more discreet meetings with startups and entrepreneurs. 

This space is where industry and entrepreneurs will connect and build relationships.

Network at the Founders Day

Founders Only: Meet your peers and share insight and inspiration at this half day of networking, content and drinks. 

Held on the pre-show ramp-up day, this event is exclusively for Founders. Every startup exhibiting at Project Kairos is entitled to one ticket for a Founder to this private event.



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