Rising Stars is the UK's most exciting competition for early stage scaleups, designed to showcase and support the best the country has to offer at a local, regional and national level. You will benefit from significant profile raising throughout the competition, along with the opportunity to put your business in front of leading investors, influences and corporates. We will even work with you throughout to ensure your business is investor ready, you are pitch ready, along with giving you access to top content, workshops and drop in sessions with key partners.
Who is this for?
We want to showcase the brightest and best that UK tech has to offer but applicants must meet a few simple criteria, including:
- Seed to pre-Series A funding stage with a maximum of £1.5m fundraised
- If revenue focused, generating annual revenues below £1.5m
- A digital tech business with a product or service to sell (no agencies or consultancies please)
- At least one active client or pilot
- Able to demonstrate market traction
- Company incorporated within the last 5 years
- Headquarters in UK