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  • 18th November
  • 6:30pm–11pm
  • Antenna

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Tech Startup of the Year Awards 2014

We’ve been searching for Nottingham’s most promising New Startup and Emerging Startup of the year — the finalists will be announced soon.

On the night, contenders will pitch their business to our panel of expert judges, who then deliberate in a separate room and return to announce the winners.

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Finalists: New Startup of the Year

Fresh startups (less than a year old) who are about to or have just launched a new service/product. They can pre-revenue and the emphasis here is on potential.

  • Call for Participants offers a global place for researchers to advertise their research and for participants to find research studies to take part in.
  • Cronofy (One Diary) is a platform for organising time, produced by the team at One Diary who are building tools to manage the flexible work-life balance of the 21st century.
  • LockDock (Summus) integrates into existing electronic locks, turning your smartphone into a digital key for doors, garages and gates, plus a padlock in development.
  • Tickityboom make mobile games for the largest audience: women aged 35 and older. They’re developing new apps with irresistible characters and compulsive narrative hooks.

Finalists: Emerging Startup of the Year

Mature startups (up to 5 years old) who have gained traction in their market and show potential for further success.

  • ENSEK provide analytics solutions to energy suppliers and industry participants, allowing them to manage data and use it to enable trusted and informed decision making.
  • Highclere Interiors are shaking up the traditional interiors sector by combining their cozy showroom with digital tools like PatternRefernce; a wallpaper identifier.

Judging Panel


Platinum Sponsors

Providing our £1,000 cash prize awards for each of our categories and providing food and drinks on the evening.


Gold Sponsors

Providing services-in-kind to help the award winning businesses of each category.


Silver Sponsors

Our ongoing sponsors help us get great speakers in and provide drinks at our monthly events.