Stellar judging panel for Fashion & Luxe TechPitch 4.5
2Pears – the team creating opportunities and events to inform, educate and connect entrepreneurs and startups in music, media and technology – has announced the judging panel for the inaugural Fashion & Luxe TechPitch 4.5 on 17 May at Runway East.
An impressive mix of investors, legal advisers, and experts within the fields of design and fashion innovation, ecommerce, and retail, the judging panel will include:
– Amalia Agathou, Innovations Manager for 18, part of Havas
– Adam Glass, Partner, Lewis Silkin
– Maria Hvorostovsky, Founder, HVO Search
– Henrik Ottosson, International Advisor, Invesdor
– Anton Schubert, Head of Design, Futurice
– Susie Stanford, Investment Manager, LTG (Lewis Trust Group)
– David Zokhrabyan, Senior Product Manager, Asos
The TechPitch 4.5 series of pitching and networking events is well established on the UK start-up scene. Eight start-ups are selected to pitch their business plan to the judges and audience, with a winner selected by both. The popular networking portion that follows has seen many start-ups establish long-lasting business, investment and peer partnerships.
The start-ups who have been selected to pitch are:
Banneya– a luxury-tech startup that aims to revolutionise fine jewellery with 3D printing for precious metals
eScent– an emotionally intelligent dispenser that uses Artificial Intelligence to release fragrances as a personalised and controllable scent bubble
Exclusiph– an image management and distribution platform that allows distributing an image to all channels with one file upload
Indiemporio – a social-mobile first experience built on the latest, easy to scale hybrid tech that makes smartphone shopping a luxury in itself
Intaglow– holographic window displays in which customers can browse multiple products
Kpish– a tool that makes selling your pre-owned clothes online hassle free
SleepDeep – a performance sleepwear brand and specialist sleep e-commerce platform
Wishopoly – a curated social marketplace for fashion jewellery and beautiful things
Our joint partners MediaTainment Finance and sister publication TechMutiny are offering the winner of Fashion & Luxe TechPitch 4.5 a bottle of Bollinger Special Cuvee and a free one-year subscription to MediaTainment Finance and TechMutiny worth £578.
Book your tickets today and get your front-row seat to the best of British innovation in fashion and luxe.
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