Pitching for Success

Sponsored by Penningtons Manches.

At Venturefest Oxford 2018, twenty companies pitched to an audience that included investors, support organisations and individuals. Each session included a panel made up of professional funding organisations. The panel voted for five finalists, who pitched again at the final session. The five finalists were: GlyconicsLearning with ExpertsOxford Dynamic ConsentOxyClot and OneCup. The winner of the £1,000 cash prize, as voted for by the audience was OneCup.

Support Package Prizes

Prodrive Ventures will be supporting Clipr Technologies.  Prodrive Ventures will provide12 month of business mentoring support to include regular sessions on product roadmap, commercial strategy, route to market including introduction to key supporting partners as relevant.

Oxford Innovation will be supporting Oxford Digital Healthcare. Oxford Innovation Centres are offering the use of a professional virtual office service (telephone answering and postal mailing address) for 12 months at one of its 24 Innovation Centres.

Dehns will be supporting Dognostica.  Dehns will provide a tailored IP review, assessing existing and potential IP to be delivered within 12 months.

Metro Bank will be supporting Spottitt. Metrobank Oxford will Engaged with one winner to support needs on a mutually agreed basis.

Richardsons will be supporting Oxford Dynamic Consent.  Richardsons will provide payroll service to March 2018 for up to five employees.

KPMG will be supporting Learning with Experts.  KPMG will provided a half day ‘finance workshop’ on a mutually agreed basis to be delivered within 12 months.

OION will also be supporting Oxford Dynamic Consent. The best potential investment will have the opportunity to pitch at an OION Ltd Showcase event with 6 months of Venturefest.

Pitching Companies

Acosity

Acosity

The goal and vision with the company is to foster successful deployment of autonomous drones in extremely time-sensitive supply chains.

Amanda’s Cosmetics

Amanda’s Cosmetics

I hand make cosmetic products using all natural, all vegan and cruelty free ingredients.

Buzz Technology

Buzz Technology

Multitasking robots that address significant social, environmental and economic issues...including elderly care cost reduction and ...

Dognostica

Dognostica

Dognostica detects early stages of cancer using the proven ability of dogs.

Fittever

Fittever

Fittever is a mobile app platform which allows gym studios to live-stream their fitness classes to an online, worldwide audience.

Glyconics

Glyconics

Using Infrared spectroscopy, our hand-held device can predict days before when such attack will happen so saving time, money and lives.

Learning with Experts

Learning with Experts

Disrupting online adult vocational education.

Meteor Power

Meteor Power

Innovator in electric vehicle technology, specialising in downsizing technology and increased power to deliver the next generation ...

Mintfinity

Mintfinity

An office worker buying a coffee or plastic bottle on the ground floor is rewarded for recycling it correctly on the 7th floor.

OneCup

OneCup

OneCups mission is to provide an easy way for the eco conscious coffee drinker to use a resuable cup by borrowing one through our ...

ORO People Solutions

ORO People Solutions

ORO People Solutions Limited is a consulting, learning and technology services business, helping clients to improve their people ...

Oxford Digital Healthcare

Oxford Digital Healthcare is a medical device company which improves the access and equality of healthcare using digital hardware and ...

Oxford Dynamic Consent

Oxford Dynamic Consent

We help pharma and device companies, run ethical, cost-effective trials, to bring, lifesaving products to the market.

OxyClot

OxyClot

OxyClot provides an inexpensive, fast and easy-to-use technology to diagnose deep vein thrombosis at the GP in order to eliminate ...

Schoenfeld Films

Schoenfeld Films

Award-winning film & TV producer, course manager and educator with 30 years’ experience, enabling emerging creatives by employing ...

Space Platform Technologies

Space Platform Technologies

Space Platform Technologies is a satellite breakdown removal service provider for satellite constellation operators in low Earth orbit.

Spottitt

Spottitt

Spottitt Spottitt is a Harwell based startup which provides self-service satellite analytics for the energy, environment and ...

Vitrue Health

Vitrue Health

Vitrue Health are developing medical devices that refocus healthcare onto quality of life.

Zelta Technologies

Zelta Technologies

Zelta Technologies is a University of Oxford-endorsed start-up working to change the face of dermatology with artificial intelligence.

Venturefest Oxford

The 2018 event was on  Wednesday 12th September at Oxford Brookes University. 

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Innovation Showcase

The showcase welcomed the most innovative and exciting business innovations. 

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Pitching for Success

Venturefest's elevator pitch competition. Sponsored by Penningtons Manches.

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