Next TechPitch 4.5 Sports & Health event:
18 October 2016
Lewis Silkin Offices, 5 Chancery Lane, Clifford's Inn, London, EC4A 1BL Map
TechPitch 4.5 Sports & Health is a platform to enable startups specifically within the sport, health and fitness-tech industry from all across Europe to showcase their business proposition to a relevant wider audience, including VCs, sport industry professionals and experts, journalists, as well as other aspiring and successful sport and tech entrepreneurs. This pitching event is a unique opportunity to build more awareness, receive productive feedback from an expert panel, and network with key sport and tech industry players.
The evening will feature a keynote presentation followed by eight sports-tech startups presenting their business ideas and revenue models during a three-minute pitch. After the three-minute pitch, the panel of judges will have five minutes for a Q&A with each startup. A winner will be selected by the judges, and there will also be a general vote to pick the audience favourite.
18.30 - Registration and networking
19.00 - Introduction, start of programme
19.10 - Keynote: presenting the Fit Tech Collective, created to support the Fit Tech Ecosystem
19.20 - Introduction of judging panel
19.25 - 8 x 3 minute Pitches
20.45 - Networking drinks & pizza
22.00 - End of event
Digital Sport events are part of the UK Sports Network, which was set up in January 2010 by Daniel McLaren and has been successfully publishing and curating best practice content from the sports and social media industry ever since. We’re here to serve both those who work in field or have an interest in what is happening mainly in the UK. We organise and host events that bring together a variety of people with the formats ranging from evening Q&A’s, panel sessions, evening drinks and full day seminars.
Invesdor connects entrepreneurs from the European Economic Area with investors worldwide. Invesdor Ltd is an investment firm supervised by the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority (licence number FIVA 39/02.02.00/2014).
Lewis Silkin’s Sports Business Group works with many of the world’s best known sports brands, as well as for sponsors, agencies and venues across a wide range of sports. Sport is a core focus of the firm, sitting alongside its five other sector focus groups including related areas such as Media & Entertainment, Advertising & Marketing, and Technology. This makes us perfectly placed to serve today’s innovative, consumer driven sports businesses.
The Sports Business Group consists of 19 practitioners advising on areas from player transfers to sponsorship strategy, managerial exits to third party ownership, sporting rules to sports investments, disciplinary hearings to trade marks, image rights to agency agreements, and brand protection to venue development.
Our lawyers have a wide perspective on the sector, having seen sport from all angles: we have ex-professionals; lawyers who’ve worked in house with clubs, sponsors and major events; governing body board members; and good old private practitioners with years of experience. We take a very commercial, client-centric approach to providing legal advice, and each of us has the insight, passion and know how to provide an exceptional, bespoke service to our sports clients. For more information, visit www.lewissilkin.com
What is TechPitch 4.5?
TechPitch 4.5 is a platform for tech startups and entrepreneurs to show-case their business idea to a wider audience, including investors, journalists, potential partners and peers.
It takes the form of an evening pitch competition which brings together tech startups, investors, entrepreneurs, as well as business and technology experts, to see the latest tech business ideas receive productive feedback on their proposition and pitch from a panel of judges with mixed business, technology, marketing, investment and financial expertise. .
TechPitch 4.5 provides an opportunity for potential investors to observe and learn about the latest tech startups, as well as new technology business trends. Some of the startups presenting at TechPitch 4.5 will have profited from the 2Pears pitch-training workshops organised with the support from UK Trade & Investment, UKTI. .
For entrepreneurs and tech startups, TechPitch 4.5 has proven fertile ground for networking and making useful connections with potential investors, business experts and advisors, journalists, as well as peers, potential partners and users. .
TechPitch 4.5 and the pitch-training workshops, which to date have trained over 950 tech startups to pitch, are established and well-respected fixtures on the London tech startup scene. The winning companies most often go on to big and bright things, including funding, incubation, and successful growth, following the spotlight being shone on them at TechPitch 4.5 .
The inaugural TechPitch 4.5 event was held on 10 February, 2011, and ever since TechPitch 4.5 has been held every couple of months in London drawing a high-calibre crowd and generating a lot of interest in addition to vertical sector events TechPitch 4.5 Music, Media & Entertainment, TechPitch 4.5 Fashion, Luxe & Retail, TechPitch 4.5 Sports & Health, and TechPitch 4.5 PLAY.
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2Pears facilitate peer2peer networking and collaboration, new thinking and new connections, through seminars, workshops, events, information-sharing and meetups. We work predominantly within the digital technology and media industries - bringing them together in a multitude of ways.