Huddle and TransferWise amongst 10 digital start-ups chosen to pitch at No 10 Downing Street
Young Gun-founded Duedil and Startups 100 company Digital Shadows also selected to present at Pitch 10 event
The 10 digital start-ups pitching their businesses at No 10 Downing Street have been unveiled, with several of the chosen companies Young Gun-founded, or Startups 100-listed.
Selected to present to an audience of over 70 “high-profile” investors and corporate partners with an addressesable market of over £50bn, the ‘Pitch 10’ finalists include online collaboration company Huddle, founded by 2009 Young Guns Andy McLoughlin and Alastair Mitchell, and TransferWise, founded by 2012 Young Guns Taavet Hinrikus and Kristo Käärmann.
Company financial database DueDil, founded by 2011 Young Gun Damian Kimmelman, Digital Shadows, featured in both the 2014 and 2013 Startups 100, and keyboard app Swiftkey, founded by Young Guns Dr Ben Medlock and Jon Reynolds, will also be pitching at the one-off event taking place on Thursday 31 July.
The finalists are said to reflect Britain’s “most promising” new businesses and “rising digital stars” with the event’s intention to provide the start-ups with a platform to “gain more well-deserved attention.”
The 10 companies pitching at the prime minister’s house this Thursday are:
- Digital Shadows