Startup Competition

 

This is LeWeb2012 LONDON STARTUP COMPETITION PAGE
It will give you an idea of the  content you can expect for LeWeb'13 London on June 5-6, 2013
 
LeWeb London 2012 Start-Up Competition
June 19th - Plenary 2
 
10h00-11h10 Session 1 
 
10h00 
  • Introduction by Ben Metcalfe, Host, LeWeb London Start-Up Competition
 
Judges: 
  • Bindi Karia, VC/Emerging Business Lead, Microsoft Corporation
  • Gary Shainberg
  • Todor Tashev, Investment Partner, Omidyar Network
 
10h11-10h22
Company 1 - NearNote
 
10h26-10h37
Company 2 – Medopad Ltd.
 
10h41-10h52
Company 3 - Runnr
 
10h56-11h07
Company 4 -Hojoki
 
11h12-12h10 Session 2
 
Judges: 
  • Jon Bradford, MD, Springboard
  • Edward J. Kaczmarek, III, Director of Innovation, Consumer Experiences, Kraft Foods
  • Rohan Silva, Senior Policy Adviser to the Prime Minister, No10 Downing Street
 
11h18-11h30
Company 5 - Blippar
 
11h31-11h43
Company 6 –ND Interactive
 
11h44-11h56
Company 7 –Millenoki Ltd.
 
11h56-12h09
Company 8 - Smarchive
 
12h30– 14h30  
LUNCH BREAK
 
14h30-15h40 Session 3 
 
Judges: 
  • Jessica Powell, Chief Marketing Officer, Badoo
  • Reshma Sohoni, Partner, Seedcamp
  • Jose Valles, Head of BlueVia.com, Telefonica Digital
14h41-14h52
Company 9 – Warmbreeze Studios AB
 
14h56-15h07
Company 10 –Explorence
 
15h11-15h22
Company 11 – Vimention
 
15h26-15h37
Company 12- Appafone
 
15h42-16h39
Session 4
 
Judges: 
  • Eric Archambeau, General Partner, Wellington Partners
  • Sherry Coutu, Former CEO & Angel Investor
  • Andrew Humphries, Tech City Champion, Tech City UK
 
15h48-16h00
Company 13 –BusyFlow
 
16h01-16h13
Company 14 – VeryLastRoom
 
16h14-16h26
Company 15 – Teleportd
 
16h26-17h39
Company 16 – Wezzoo
 
Closing Remarks 
On June 20th Final on Plenary 1
 
 
UPDATE June 8,2012
 
Congrats to the 16 companies semi-finalists selected for London startup competition are ( by alphabetical order )
 
 
LeWeb continues its proud tradition of bringing the very best global startups together in its Startup Competition  for the London event on June 19-20 2012.  We are looking for the the most exciting and innovative startups developing real time applications for the mobile marketplace.  If that sounds like your startup, APPLY NOW ! (Entry is Free)
 
Eligible startups: ·    
 
  • Have less than €1.5M (US$2M) of investment
  • Address either consumer or business users ·       
  • Will launch the company and/or product at LeWeb London 2012
 
The competition timeline:
 
  • Application deadline: May 15, 2012
  • Finalists notified: May 20, 2012
  • Startup Competition:  June 19 & 20, 2012 ·      
  • Top 3 Pitches present on the Plenary Stage: June 20,  2012
 
 
Semi-finalists will receive 2 tickets to LeWeb and an invitation to relax and demo their products in the Startup Competition  Lounge.
 
The LeWeb London 2012 Startup Competition is produced in partnership with Guidewire Group, Inc.  
 
To complete your online application, go Leweb.guidewirefusion.com
 
Applicants must provide basic company profile and funding information, product description, and link to an online video or slide presentation pitching the business and product.  Applicants must also complete the G/SCORE™ self-assessment on the Guidewire Fusion site.  All applicants will have on-going, free access to Guidewire Fusion, where their company profile can be discovered by investors, corporate partner and innovation practices, and M&A executives.
 
ELIGIBILITY RULES:  ENTRY IS FREE. You need not be a customer of LeWeb or any of its partners or sponsors.  Applications must be completed on or before 11:59pm PST on May 15 to be considered. Applicants may be required to provide additional information, including a video and/or slide presentation, during the semi-finalist and finalist selection stages. Community online voting may be used determine competition semi-finalists and finalists. Applicants must have less than €1.5M (US$2M) of investment from any and all sources (including, but not limited to, friends & family, angel investors, institutional VCs, government grants).  Applicants may be asked to provide unaudited financial statements disclosing sources of funding.  Finalists may be video recorded during the conference and and finalists agree that the video may be used in conjunction with the conference promotion before, during, and after the event, and understand that conference attendees may be invited to vote on the videos during the conference.  Finalists agree to launch their company and/or product at the LeWeb London 2012 Conference, June 19 – 20,  2012. Finalists will receive two complimentary tickets to LeWeb London 2012 as well as access to the Startup Competition Lounge to demonstrate their product during LeWeb London 2011.
 

 

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