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Corporate-Investor Pitch Day for Startups in London

Empact Ventures

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 from 09:00 to 17:30 (GMT)

Corporate-Investor Pitch Day for Startups in London

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Type End Quantity
Corporate / SME / NGO 11 Nov 2018 Free  
Funding Provider (e.g. investor) 10 Nov 2018 Free  

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Our Corporate-Investor Pitch Days enable the best, emerging tech startups and scale-ups from around the world to engage and connect with decision-makers at larger organisations (e.g. corporates, brands, SMEs, NGOs) to explore collaboration and pitching for funding from a blended set of providers (e.g. angels, VCs, grant and loan bodies).

They are delivered by Empact Ventures powered by Hays plc, sponsored by Mazars. Linkilaw, Agile Automations, C6(n) and Gridizen with partners including Amazon AWS Activate, Syndicate Room, eOffice, BizBritain, Breakthrough Associates, The Venus Awards, Qapitol QA, Solid State Group and Zealous Digital.

How it Works

At the event, we super connect the best emerging tech startups and scale-ups with key decision-makers at larger organisations (e.g. SMEs, corporates, NGOs) interested in disruptive innovation and funding providers (e.g. investments, grants, loans) interested in supporting them.

The day is made up of the following:

  • CorporateConnect Room: 10 x startups & scale-ups pitching for pilots, integrations, joint ventures, contracts and institutional investment / acquisition
  • Investor Connect Room: 10 startups & scale-ups pitching for funding from angel investors, VCs, crowd-funding platforms, loan and grant providers
  • Super Connect Networking Sessions facilitated by Empact  Ventures with your needs and interests collected prior to the day and then matched on the day with informal introductions to the right people and after the day with formal email introductions
  • On-Demand Breakout Rooms available for further discussions in private if required

Areas of Technology

The following areas represent the technology that will be on show through the pitches from the 20+ tech startups and scale-ups:

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Attribution (e.g. driving optimisation of marketing to improve business outcomes)
  • Data Programmatic (e.g. audience targeting, marketing automation and measurement)
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Cyber Security
  • Augmented Reality (AR) / Virtual Reality (VR)
  • FinTech
  • BlockChain
  • Enterprise Solutions
  • RetailTech
  • MedTech


Who Should Attend?

Our Corporate-Investor Pitch Days are designed for:

A) Corporates, brands, SMEs and NGOs to discover new innovative and disruptive solutions to their existing challenges to get into early discussions around collaboration (e.g. pilots, integrations, joint ventures, contracts, investment, acquisition) by hearing pitches from the best emerging tech startups and scale-ups from around the UK and around the world.

B) Funding Providers (e.g. angel investors, VCs, crowd-funders, loan and grant funds) to discover a high-quality source of deal flow of funding propositions for them to consider supporting

If you are interested, please register the appropriate ticket and answer all the questions in relation to your interests right now (e.g. technologies areas of interest, outcomes of interest, current challenges).

Then using these we will put the best-matched tech startups / scale-ups to pitch to the audience, and super connect each attendee to the right people you should meet with mutual need on-the-day and after the day via email creation of impactful collaborations.

Pitching at Corporate-Investor Pitch Day

If you are a tech startup or scale-up based in London, around the UK or globally who would like to join our Corporate-Investor Pitch Day to pitch in-person or attend, please fill in our expression of interest form here

A member of our team will then be in touch to let you know if you meet the needs / interests of any of the attendees (e.g. corporates, SMEs, investors etc) and our selection committee of successful tech founders, experts, investors and corporate innovation leaders will help decide if to invite you to pitch in one of our 5 Local Corporate-Investor Pitch Days. These are taking place in Bournemouth, London, Cambridge, Bristol and Leeds between October 2018 and July 2019.

If you would like to attend only and not pitch, tickets will be made available on a first-come, first-serve basis from our limited startup / scale-up attendee allocation.


How to get there?


The area is well served by public car parks within short walking distance of the building.

The nearest car park to the HAYS Cheapside office are the following:

  • London Wall car park - £3/hr and 10 min walk from the venue

23 London Wall
Greater London

  • Baynard House car park - £3/hr and 12 min walk from the venue

Baynard House
133 Queen Victoria
City of London


Public Transport:

Cheapside can be best reached via the tube to either St. Pauls station on the Central line, which is a 3 min walk from the venue or Bank station on the Central, Northen or Waterloo & City line, which is a 5 min walk from the venue.

Do you have questions about Corporate-Investor Pitch Day for Startups in London? Contact Empact Ventures

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When & Where

4th Floor, Hays Cheapside Office
107 Cheapside
EC2V 6DN London
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 from 09:00 to 17:30 (GMT)

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Empact Ventures

Empact Ventures
Empact Ventures are global super connectors who deliver unique startup initiatives, scout for world class innovation and support the growth of startups to scale-ups
We co-design and deliver startup initiatives to engage and super connect startups, scale-ups, SMEs, corporates, NGOs and funding providers. For example StartUp Britain (with the Centre for Entrepreneurs and RBS), Corporate-Investor Pitch Days (with Hays plc), India Tech Summit at Houses of Parliament (with Europe India Centre for Business and Industry), I-COM Global Data Startup Challenge and many more.

We scout tech for major brands (e.g. Hays), SMEs (e.g. C6N) and NGOs (e.g. CONIFA) seeking to address their challenges through collaborative partnerships with the best global tech startups and scale-ups, along with a blended set of funding providers (e.g. angels, VCs, crowd funding platforms, loan and grant funds).
We act as super connectors for startups and scale-ups by opening up our global network of opportunities and resources to help them secure the best partners, exposure, traction, funding and clients by opening doors to the right people, opportunities and resources. These include tech startups (e.g. TicketPass, Hollabox, Mucho, Gridizen, StageDoor, SeeFashion) and scale-ups (e.g. Mystery Vibe, ClickMechanic and others).
For more information visit
Hays Plc
Hays is a leading global professional recruiting group, the expert at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide, being the market leader in the UK and Asia Pacific and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America.

Hays operates across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract
roles and temporary assignments.
With 10,000 staff operating from 250 offices in 33 countries
across 20 specialisms, last year we placed around 70,000 candidates into permanent jobs, and
around 240,000 people into temporary assignments.
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