Overview

 

The Tech Tour 2018 Deep Tech Summit, an initiative of the Tech Tour and the  International Venture Club will take place in early October 2018 in London and will focus on showcasing the best investment opportunities within the digital industry in Europe. During the first day of the Summit, investors and corporates are invited to join the Investor Roundtable Programme. 

 

“It’s a pleasure to support and lead the DTS 2018 at a time when the ecosystem is trying hard to identify those entrepreneurs and companies which will be the precious growth engines of tomorrow and require  all our support.”

Nish Kotecha, President

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The programme and pitches revolve around the following themes:

 

  • IP-based businesses
  • Autonomous vehicles and robotics
  • Self-learning/blockchain applications
  • Cybersecurity
  • IoT

 

The agenda will include presentations of 25 scale-ups and 5-10 outstanding emerging companies, discussion panels, keynotes and top level networking including a networking dinner. These will represent the "who's who" of the Deep Tech and Venture Capital market including:

 

  • 25 of Europe’s most promising growth companies (scale-ups, not start-ups) nominated and selected from a list of 200 candidates from across the European Continent 
  • 50 to 70 of the most active specialised venture capital and private equity investors
  • 30 to 50 corporate venturing or innovation leaders of large industrial organisations and technology corporation

 

 

Tech Tour Summits are widely celebrated for:

 

  • Industry led content – each year volunteer Summit Presidents, together with the selection committee, lend their convening power to attract the top 5% entrepreneurs who will generate 95% of the returns
  • CEO-only workshops on the first day led by industry experts from leading investment banks, law firms and management consultancy firms
  • Investor-only Roundtable on the first day organised by the International Venture Club (Tech Tour’s investor club with 80+ VC and CVC members)
  • Evening reception and dinner bringing the investors and scale-up CEOs together and facilitating relationship building
  • Second day with scale-up pitches, and meetings between investors and entrepreneurs

 

Global Partner

 

 

Bronze Partners

 

 

 

Data Partner

 

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