Scots know that all whiskies are made from fermented grain mash but the taste varies tremendously. The same is true for our startups: all pitching businesses make use of artificial intelligence (AI) but the use cases are so different that there was something for everyone.
VT Fintech is building a solution for fund managers to track the value and performance of equity research. Newsadoo is building a ‘Spotify’ for the newspaper industry and Kompany provides real-time access to official and audit-proof commercial register information, including company filings covering more than 100 million companies in 150+ jurisdictions
Our jury members consisting of Marc Moens from Pentech Ventures LLP, Paul Funnell from Scottish Enterprise Investment Bank, Andrew Veitch from Machine Labs grilled our startups with product, go-to-market and financial questions as well as offering wisdom on how to avoid some of the pitfalls common to all entrepreneurs.