TechPitch 4.5 Fashion, Luxe & Retail is a platform to enable startups specifically within the fashion/luxe/retail-tech industry from all across Europe to showcase their business proposition to a relevant wider audience, including VCs, fashion/luxe/retail industry professionals and experts, journalists, as well as other aspiring and successful fashion/luxe 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 fashion/luxe/retail and tech industry players.
Fashion & Luxe TechPitch 4.5 event:
11 May 2017, 18.30-22.00Irwin Mitchell offices, 40 Holborn Viaduct, London, EC1N 2PZ
The evening will feature a keynote presentation followed by eight fashion/luxe/retail tech startups will present their business ideas and revenue models during a three-minute pitch followed by a five minute Q&A by a panel of judges. A winner will be scored by the judges, and there will be a general vote to pick the audience favourite.
The winner of the judges vote will be awarded a bottle of champagne courtesy of our event partner MediaTainment Finance.
18.30 - Registration and networking
19.00 - Introduction
19.05 - Introduction of the judging panelCarmen Alfonso Rico, Associate, Felix Capital
Thomas Andersson, StyleIntelligence
Jonathan Chippindale, Chief Executive, Holition
James Philip-Paton, Senior Associate, Irwin Mitchell
Brooke Roberts-Islam, Co-Director, Brooke Roberts Innovation Agency and Fashion Tech blogger
Alison Wiltshire, BT Global Practice lead for Retail & Consumer Goods
Chair: Adam Glass, Partner & Head of Retail and Fashion, Lewis Silkin
19.25 - 3 minute PitchesFavour Up - a web app that allows brands to manage their exposure from influencers @favourup
Freakloset (Wandercolours Unipessoal) - a customisation footwear company that reinvented the most iconic shoe models ever made through customisation, minimal design and sneaker-like comfort @Freakloset
FutureFit - a technology company that uses a proprietary digital design and manufacturing system to enable mass-market shoe makers and brands to sell bespoke shoes at retail prices @deez-i-bry
Genostyle - a fashion styling AI and data analytics solution to profile shoppers and brands' style DNA, offer dynamic personalization @genostyle
OptiMonk - an onsite retargeting platform, which helps ecommerce sites recover lost leads, turn visitors into customers and boost conversions @optimonk1
Solely Original - a platform that provides personalised design choice and fit of made-to-measure female shoes online @solelyoriginal
Streamoid - a fashion platform that offers various services to retailers that mimic a stylist @piqitfashion
Wearisma - a platform that matches your brand with the right influencers, at the right price, who have the right audience to best represent you @wearisma
20.45 - Networking over drinks & finger food
22.00 - End of event
Tickets - 11 May 2017A two-tiered pricing structure allows qualified (and cash-strapped) startups to attend techpitch 4.5 at a reduced rate. 2Pears reserve the right to approve ticket purchases and refuse entry if incorrect category is stated.
Early bird tickets are available until 7 April 2016.
Apply to pitch at TechPitch 4.5 Fashion, Luxe & Retail:
DEADLINE to apply at the next event 7 April 2017.By getting up on stage and pitching your business idea and model, in this case to the panel of experts we have put together for TechPitch 4.5, you will gain exposure and interest from both potential users and potential funders, as well as from media in general. And you get to practise and receive immediate feedback on your pitch.
The pitch session is not about achieving funding immediately, but gaining interest, making connections, and hopefully starting relevant discussions, so if you like the idea of pitching you will be good!
Pitches at 2Pears events are free-of-charge for the pitching companies, which means that the person pitching receives a complimentary ticket for the event. All other company members and interested parties will be required to purchase tickets at best available rate, to attend the event.
What we need from you in order to confirm you are eligible to pitch and to make a fair selection of companies for Fashion & Luxe TechPitch 4.5 is for you to download the application form and complete all questions on this form and submitting it by email to email@example.com by 7 April 2017.
DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM
Please ensure that it is 1 page only and that it is in Word format, as nothing longer and no other format will be considered. Please also ensure that you save your application as COMPANYNAME_4pt5.docx where the name of your startup replaces 'COMPANYNAME'.
Q1: What is the market problem?
Q2: Your solution?
Q3: Your business model?
Q4: Your competitors?
Q5: Your team?
Q6: What you are looking for?
Q7: What would the upside for an investor investing in you be?
Remember: one page only, in Word...
Who to send it to?
Email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org
DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM
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