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Mayor of London’s TechInvest Programme

Connecting London’s most dynamic tech founders to industry leading investors.

TechInvest 5G and IoT

Thursday 13th February 2020

In a thriving city like London smart technologies including IoT, wireless systems and 5G enabled ecosystems create unparalleled opportunities for breaking down siloed networks of communication and can transform data into actionable intelligence. Next generation connected technologies enable us to increase speed, efficiency, reliability and security of data transfer among citizens and organisations, and offer the potential to drastically shift the way we live our lives.

For this next TechInvest pitching event, we are looking to identify London’s leading early-stage 5G and IoT innovators using smart connected technologies for homes, workplaces, transport and mobility, planning and security. If you’re shaking up the market with your tech and better connecting the capital and its’ communities, apply today to be part of our next showcase and connect with leading angel and early stage investors!

  • Key Criteria to Apply

    • London-based team offering innovative 5G, IoT and wireless solutions to improve London’s connectivity
    • Be an early stage business actively raising between £250k-£3m 
    • Demonstrate you are solving a clear market challenge/need with your technology related to London’s connectivity
    • Be available to deliver a crisp and enticing 5 minute pitch at our investor showcase in February 


Apply by 20th January at midnight for your chance to pitch 


Christina Russ – Cropped

Director - Samsung NEXT Ventures

Christina Russ

Peter Karney cropped

Head of Product Innovation – Digital Catapult

Peter Karney

richard hadden

Investment Director - Breed Reply

Richard Hadden

Oliver Finch – cropped

Principal - Maersk Growth

Oliver Finch

Hosted by Connected Places Catapult
at the
Urban Innovation Centre

13th February 2020

One Sekforde St. 
Clerkenwall, London 

Take a look back at our 2018 & 2019 showcases

In its’ first year, The Mayor of London’s TechInvest programme presented an impressive cohort of 48 leading innovators offering ground-breaking solutions in a variety of tech sectors. Across the 5 sector-focused showcases in 2018, TechInvest received over 550 applications to participate and welcomed over 600 Angel and VC investors. TechInvest 2018 highlighted leaders in Artificial Intelligence, AR and VR, Smart City Technologies, FinTech and Women in Tech, all presenting new and impactful solutions to many of London’s challenges.


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