Apple has been helping leading university business incubator, SETsquared, to showcase some of the most promising upcoming tech start-ups from Surrey and Southampton.
SETsquared brought seven of its most disruptive and cutting-edge technology start-ups to Apple Festival Place in Basingstoke yesterday to pitch to a select audience of investors and mentors.
The pitching event saw start-ups who are developing technologies for industries ranging from transport to medical imaging, to biology research, delivering five-minute presentations.
The audience and Apple staff provided feedback and guidance to the entrepreneurs, helping them on the road to investment success.
The businesses who pitched in Basingstoke are:
The sessions will help prepare the start-ups as they get ready to pitch to more than 150 investors at this year’s Accelerating Growth Investment Showcase, to be held in Central London by SETsquared next month.
Simon Bond, Innovation Director at SETsquared, said: “We’re delighted that Apple is hosting these exclusive pitching sessions.
“I know that our entrepreneurs will benefits from the advice and insights that will be shared by the Apple team and invited investor audience at each event. It is great to see the start-up eco-system in the South of England working together like this to help create great new companies in the UK.”
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