Rising Stars

Tech Nation Rising Stars applications close in less than two weeks

There are just under two weeks to apply for Rising Stars, the UK’s newest and most exciting pitch competition. 

Designed with ambitious tech entrepreneurs in mind, Rising Stars is on a mission to find the UK’s most promising early-stage start-ups and take them to the next level. This your opportunity to connect your start-up with mentors, investors and influencers, and significantly raise the profile of your business.

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 (Applications close at midnight on 4 November 2018)


The prize package

The carefully crafted prize package is designed to amplify your early-stage startup. Winners will benefit from:

  • 1-2-1 mentoring with a high profile mentor

  • Facilitated introductions to investors and corporates

  • Bespoke PR campaign

  • 1-2-1 BDODrive Accelerate session focused on unlocking your growth potential and identifying the tangible steps you need to take

  • Financial contribution towards a conference of your choice

  • Pitch training and coaching

  • Networking opportunities with investors, heads of accelerators, entrepreneurs and corporate leaders

Who are they looking for?

  • Your tech business must have been going 1-3 years

  • UK HQ

  • Seed to pre-Series A funding stage

  • At least one active client or pilot

Most importantly, they are looking for exciting companies that have the desire and ambition to scale their business.