Tech Pitch: COLLECTIVfood

Company name: COLLECTIVfood Founder: Jeremy Hibbert-Garibaldi (30) Background: Hibbert-Garibaldi worked as a forensic accountant, uncovering corruption and false accounting in Africa, before launching his first foodtech start-up in London. Based in: London Launched: September 2017 Very simply, what does your tech start-up do? COLLECTIVfood is an online procurement platform where […]

Tech Pitch: Movem

Company name: Movem Founder: Peter Ramsey (24) Background: Ramsey taught himself basic web development and created the first Movem site. He was at university when he founded Movem and dropped out to pursue it full-time. Based in: Brighton Launched: Initially June 2013, then relaunched in May 2017 Very simply, what does […]

Tech Pitch: Fat Lama

Company name: Fat Lama Founders: Rosie Dallas, Owen Turner-Major and Chaz Englander Background: CMO Dallas has a background in digital marketing and graphic design; Turner-Major, CTO, is a graduate of both Oxford University and coding bootcamp Founders & Coders; CEO Englander comes from a finance background and previously helped European start-ups […]

Tech Pitch: SPCE

Company name: SPCE Founders: Leon Ifayemi (24) and Omar Fahmi (29) Background: Ifayemi’s background is in finance, having worked for Deutsche Bank, Barclays and Rothschild, while Fahmi is a designer who previously ran his own brand design consultancy. Based in: London Launched: 2017 Very simply, what does your tech start-up do? SPCE […]

Telefónica accelerator Wayra UK expands offering to help start-ups “thrive”

Wayra UK, the accelerator programme backed by Telefónica UK (O2), has unveiled fresh plans to support the country’s digital start-ups with the aim of creating a “truly mobile Britain”. Starting this quarter, the London-based accelerator will add regional programmes to its offering to help entrepreneurs developing businesses in transport technology […]

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Company name: Founders: Danielle Cullen (28), Simon Vaughan (39) Background: The team have been operating, a national student online letting agency and the student version of, since February 2015. Based in: Kent Launched: October 2017 Very simply, what does your tech start-up do? is a brand new online letting […]

Tech Pitch: Syft

Company name: Syft Founders: Jack Beaman (30), Novo Abakare (31) Background: CEO Beaman was part of the founding team of Fuse Universal, working across sales and marketing and collaborating with brands such as Vodafone, Google, Linkedin and Lloyds. COO Abakare spent the previous six years as a senior trader at […]

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Company name: Founders: Rhea Papanicolaou-Frangista (32) and Farrah Hamid (34) Background: Papanicolaou-Frangista and Hamid met through the London Business School, where they both completed the full time MBA program. They have combined backgrounds in strategy, business development and marketing. Based in: London, UK Launched: November 2014 Very simply, what does […]

Tech Pitch: Vidsy

Company name: Vidsy Founders: Gerard Keeley, Archie Campbell and Alex Morris Background: Prior to starting Vidsy, Keeley studied entrepreneurship and travelled the world, while Campbell freelanced as a DP for clients such as the BBC and Channel 4. Morris has a background in events, having set up an events company as […]

Tech Pitch: OnBuy

Company name: OnBuy Founders: Cas Paton (33) Background: Paton is the managing director of OnBuy. An entrepreneur to the core, he has extensive experience in the field of e-commerce. Based in: Poole, Dorset and Manchester Launched: November 2016 Very simply, what does your tech start-up do? We are a British […]