Tech start-ups invited to pitch at No 10 Downing Street

Second year for Pitch 10 showcase of Britain’s best digital companies

Following last year’s inaugural Pitch 10 event at No 10 Downing Street, 10 promising digital start-ups are once again being invited to pitch their businesses to a panel of experts in the digital sector.

Last years event saw 2012 Young Guns Taavet Hinrikus and Kristo Käärmann pitch with their business Transferwise, as well as 2009 Young Guns Andy McLoughlin and Alastair Mitchell with Huddle.

The event, which takes place at the prime minister’s residence on Friday 20 February, is a showcase of the “most promising digital companies” as the UK continues to establish itself as a world leader in the sector.

Companies must apply with a 150-word description of their business by 9pm on Friday 6 February or be nominated by a peer. Successful applicants will be invited to pitch by 11pm on Wednesday 11 February.

The reasons for the Pitch 10 event was outlined on a statement on its website:

“The UK is establishing itself as the world’s leading Tech Nation. Given talent in Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and across all of England, No 10 Downing Street is pleased to host an event to showcase some of the most promising.”

Apply for Pitch 10 here 

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