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Elevating Founders

Elevating Founders

Enabling high potential start-ups and scaleups

Exclusive access to curated investors and VCs across the world's leading tech festivals

About ELEVATING FOUNDERS

Spinning out of London Tech Week and Founders Forum, Elevating Founders is on a mission to empower future & early-stage founders focused on solving the world's biggest challenges.

Through our global programme, we enable high potential start-ups and scaleups exclusive access to curated investors and VCs across the world's leading tech festivals, including London Tech Week, Asia Tech X and Africa Tech Festival.

ELEVATING FOUNDERS LIVE

Seed and Series A start-ups pitching and showcasing as part of the world's biggest tech festivals.

THE F FACTOR

A UK wide startup competition for 18-25 year olds promoting impact entrepreneurship by tackling social issues and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

FOUNDERS OF THE FUTURE

An invite only community for promising and diverse Founders looking to change the world.

Elevating Founders in Numbers

100

of the UK's Highest Potential Startups and Scaleups on Show

1-2-1

Investor and Startup Meetings

50,000

Attendees Across Global Tech Festivals

Pitch Off's

By both Startups and Scaleups

Pavilions

International Pavilion Zone

#LTW

Elevating Founders, Powered by the Founders Forum is the headline startup event of London Tech Week

KEY REASONS TO GET INVOLVED WITH ELEVATING FOUNDERS

STARTUPS/SCALEUPS

  • Exhibition space at Elevating Founders in the heart of London Tech Week
  • Meet investors, VCs and CVCs and secure funding at the event
  • Compete in our Pitch-Off, judged by London Tech Week ambassadors and leading investors
  • Meetings with the investors you've always wanted to meet
  • Get the media and press coverage you've been looking for

INVESTORS

  • Access to the UK's top Startups/Scaleups as chosen by London Tech Week and Founders Forum
  • Save time with the complete Elevating Founders investor guide, curated by Founders Forum
  • 1-2-1 meetings with the startups/scaleups of your choice facilitated by AI matchmaking
  • Be part of London Tech Week

FREE VISITORS

  • Witness the future of technology unfold at the Elevating Founders Pitch-Off
  • Experience the entire ecosystem of London Tech Week
  • Fantastic networking opportunities