Details of The Pitch Presentations
There will be four pitches running through the evening carefully selected by our Vice Chair Frank Guinn, head of the Screening Team to ensure a good selection for all investor appetites.
Market Sector: Parental Control.
Parents struggle to manage their children’s screen time, almost every day.Recent studies have recommended that children under two, should not be exposed to screens at all and those above this age should be limited to two hours per day. Effects of over exposure have been linked to bad behaviour, being distracted and childhood obesity.This Company’s system provides a ground breaking tool which enables parents to remotely manage their children’s screen time from a smart phone, tablet or web browser. It is the only fully cross-platform app that can control iOS, Android, Amazon devices and Windows PC’s.
Market sector: - Building and construction.
This Company designs and builds a range of self-contained modular structures – for either indoor or outdoor use, that maximise the performance of both the real estate and its occupiers. Used by an ever increasing number of blue-chip companies, each bespoke structure offers a unique range of striking good looks, good sound insulation, and a relaxing stimulating environment in which to work, meet clients and be very productive.
Market sector – Consumer products and services.
5M homes in the UK have pitched roofs with loft space that could be utilised for living accommodation. Most households want to use this space but historically, loft access has been unpleasant and problematic. Existing loft steps are bulky, difficult to use and fit. Automatic loft access is unaffordable. This Company’s patented automatic loft access, can be fitted in existing loft hatches with no alternations and Is affordable for all. In the move to automation, the Company is ahead of the curve. Push button loft access is to become the norm for all, enhancing the trend toward automated ‘smart’ homes, and targeting the need for space in ever smaller homes.
Market sector – Adult education.
People with Learning Disabilities struggle to achieve tasks that we take for granted such as cooking meals, cleaning their home and understanding literature such as posters. Providing the support they rightly deserve costs the Local Authority £16 per hour. Their solution to this problem costs just 5p per hour and works 24/7.
Details of a Special Meal with Wines - Menu
Roast Pork Loin with Calvados Jus
Baked Salmon with Dill Hollandaise
Goats Cheese and Baby Spinach Tart (V)
All courses served with Chef's choice of potatoes and vegetables.
- Lemon Tart with Raspberry Sorbet
Cream Filled Profiteroles and Chocolate Sauce
- Baked Vanilla Cheesecake with Berries
Tea & Coffee
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