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Vator.tv and Josh Chandler's Blog are teaming up to find the hottest tech startup in Great Britain!   This competition can help you get the exposure and introductions you need to grow.  Join Now!


  1. Introduction and a one-hour meeting with Frank Boehnke, General Partner at
    Wellington Partners, a leading international venture capital company
  2. Press coverage by VatorNews and Josh Chandler's blog

Do I qualify?

We encourage any startup in the Technology/ Web 2.0 industry with operations in the UK to join the competition.


What should I submit?

Submissions are in the form of a video pitch or PDF or PPT. But we really encourage video so Vator can highlight and feature some of the pitches throughout the duration of the contest.


How do I submit?

Already on Vator:
Just click the "participate in this competition" button on the top right of this competition page.

Not yet on Vator:
It's quick, easy and free. Register (click here); then click the top left yellow "create" button to create your company profile. The more comprehensive your company profile is, the more likely to get votes, ratings, comments and be reviewed.

Once you create your company profile, then just click the "participate in this competition" button on the top right of this competition page.

How do I win?

Vator competitions use the "wisdom of the crowds" approach to find true gems.  At Vator, we let the Vator community determine the the top five companies, based off the number of followers a company has. To invite followers, just hit "invite followers" in your company profile. Additionally, finalists are also determined by the number of votes, and positive comments received. The community will determine the top five, upon which the judges, consisting of Wellington Partners, Josh Chandler, Maria Mollan, SVP and Global Head of Strategy and Business Development, Thomson Reuters and Vator.tv will determine which company will have a chance send their company to VCs for free. 

The Judges will be voting on the originality and quality of the business, the team and expected future performance.  

Winner's Tip: Getting ahead of the game with your votes......

The best way to increase your votes is getting your Facebook friends to vote for you! You can easily ping your friends to vote by using the Facebook button above your network section on your company profile.


9 companies participated in this program