Tom Torkar
Posted on 25 Oct 2017

Michelmores supports tech start-ups in the South through SETsquared event

The Michelmores Technology and Innovation team hosted SETsquared's exclusive Pitch Practice session at the Firm's Exeter office, showcasing some of the most promising tech start-up businesses in the South of England.

The SETsquared Partnership is the leading enterprise collaboration between the universities of Exeter, Bristol, Bath, Southampton and Surrey.

The Pitch Practice session on 18 October saw six start-up businesses pitch their ideas to a select audience of investors and mentors, before receiving feedback and guidance. The session will help hone the entrepreneurs' skills, as they get ready to pitch to over 150 investors, at this year’s Accelerating Growth Investment Showcase, held in London in December.

Those pitching on the day included tech start-up businesses across a range of industries, such as cyber security, vertical farming and clean energy solutions.

Tom Torkar, Head of the Technology and Innovation Unit, said:

" As part of our mission to support entrepreneurs at all stages of the business Life Cycle, we were delighted to host the SETsquared Pitch Practice Session and have the opportunity to support such fantastic entrepreneurial spirit, from the South West and beyond. It was great to see everyone in attendance – well done to those who pitched, and good luck to SETsquared with the selection!"