“Great Tech Rocketships to the UK” is a unique initiative to fast-track India’s most promising Tech Companies.
The initiative will also take the shortlisted companies to Tech City – the most vibrant innovation hub in UK.
If you are an innovative technology company with the view to going global, here’s your chance to embark on the most exciting mission of 2015 – ‘Great Tech Rocketships to the UK’, a unique program to springboard India’s most promising and fastest growing technology companies.
The ‘Great Tech Rocketships to the UK’ Competition is a collaboration of TechHub and UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), supported by iSPIRT. The initiative aims to identify and catapult impressive nascent companies and ideas that have the potential to transform into fast-moving and hyper-growth ‘Rocketships’.
The visit will be a unique opportunity for the winners to interact with community stakeholders – mentors, entrepreneurs, investors, accelerators & incubators, policymakers and media in these countries.
How to apply
The tech companies we’re looking for are required to submit a 60-second video presenting their company and apply here. [Feel free to add any other information that you may want to add in the video, but do keep it to within 60 seconds]. The last date is 2nd Feb 2015. You can also tweet to us @TechHubBlr with the #ifnotnowthenwhen
Invitations are open for the following areas:
- Retail Technology
- Finance Technology
- Data Analysis and Visualization
- Nascent Ideas
Here’s what promising startups can win
- One-week fully-paid tour of UKs entrepreneurship eco-system, including 3 days in London
- Meetings with investors, accelerators and incubators
- Visit to Tech City – UK’s most vibrant innovation hub
The founders of each of the shortlisted companies will be further empowered in their endeavour by way of a year’s membership (Flex) from TechHub, which will enable them to leverage the global network and support system and fast-track their journey of going global.
In addition, the visit will enable the winning companies to understand the local ecosystem, interact with other entrepreneurs, receive advice and mentoring from specialists, and interact with potential investors. The visit will help the winners with potential, to address European markets suitable business propositions and models to fit these markets.
In summary, the ‘Great Tech Rocketships to the UK’ competition will propel these companies to start thinking globally. We will facilitate a common platform for them to get access to all the information and resources they need to get there and evolve at a whole new level at an accelerated pace.
If you are an Indian Tech Rocketship, submit your 60-second video, via YouTube and tweet the link to #ifnotnowthenwhen by 2nd Feb 2015!