TechPitch 4.5 Fashion, Luxe & Retai

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.


TechPitch 4.5 Fashion, Luxe & Retail

6 November 2018, 18.30-22.00

Irwin 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 - Keynote presentation

19.20 - Introduction of the judging panel

Borja Capella, Global Open Innovation, L'Oreal
David Grunwald, Vice President, Innovation, Farfetch
James Paton-Philip, Partner, Irwin Mitchell
Sandra Steving, Head of Innovation, Founders Intelligence
Vicky Zadeh, ex-CEO of Rakuten Fits.me
Chaired by Adam Glass, Partner, Lewis Silkin

19.25 - 3 minute Pitches

BECOCO - a platform that enables retailers to offer personalised clothing recommendations to their consumers based on what flatters and suits them the most taking into account their physical features as well as personal preferences       @becoco_fashion

Brikl Ltd - a B2B marketplace for custom-made activewear: a one-stop solution for micro-brands to design & source their own unique styles from manufacturers around the world       @brikldesign

ENDER LEGARD - a platform that offers sustainable lingerie and swimwear solutions for fashion conscious women       @enderlegard

Market without Borders - a cross border peer to peer marketplace for the financially excluded that enable artisan designers and makers to sell their products direct to the international marketplace       @marketwith

Metaverse Makeovers - a patent-pending innovation in both product and market development through the convergence of physical fashion, augmented reality digital content, and mobile devices       @MTVSMKVRS

orpiva - an interactive platform making creativity experienceable, that makes it easy to share emotional journeys to audiences online       @orpivafashion

Shopest - a location-based technology platform that connects retailers to shoppers in real time       @shopestapp

Simple Matters Ltd - a communication platform for shoppers that lets consumers discuss ideas with friends, shop assistants and personal shoppers while inside store apps       @ShopSeeShopping

20.45 - Networking over drinks & pizza

22.00 - End of event


Tickets - 6 November 2018

A 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 5 October 2018

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Apply to pitch at TechPitch 4.5 Fashion, Luxe & Retail:

EXTENDED DEADLINE to apply at the next event is 12 October 2018.

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 complete the application form and submitting it by 12 October 2018. Apply here to pitch
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