Interop 2015 - Tech Startup 10 Winners Announced

May 20, 2015, 09:00 ET from Interop London

LONDON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Ten tech startups have been selected for Interop London's Tech Startup 10 competition, which offers winners the chance to exhibit their business for free within the event's Future of Technology programme.

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Winning organisations include a range of startups from the UK, France, Portugal, USA and Israel with innovations around ecommerce, internet of things, big data and enterprise tech.

The winners:

Plugmystore.com SAS http://plugmystore.com

Tap My Back http://www.tapmyback.com/

AtlaSense http://www.atlasense.com

Brytlyt    http://www.brytlyt.com

Kazoup http://www.kazoup.com

Omnifi Ltd http://www.omnifi.co.uk  

OpenTRV http://opentrv.org.uk

SoAmpli http://www.soampli.com

what3words http://www.what3words.com

Xplenty http://www.xplenty.com

"We were very impressed with the quality of entries we received and after much deliberation from the judges I'm delighted with our winners. The Tech Startup 10 will bring an element of innovation to Interop that our audience consistently demands," said Josué Paulos, event manager, Interop London.

"It's also fantastic to give these burgeoning companies a platform with which to showcase what they're doing in front of an audience of thousands of tech buyers, investors and potential partners. I'm excited to see the deals which emerge from this summer's event."

The shortlisted companies were put before a judging panel included representatives from UKTI, Microsoft Ventures, techUK, Penningtons Manches and startups.co.uk. The winners will receive an exhibition package worth £7,000 that includes:

  • Exhibition space and furniture
  • Pre-show marketing
  • On-site promotions via the Interop event guide and app
  • Access to bespoke mentoring sessions from Penningtons Manches, SyndicateRoom and Crowdcube

The Tech Startup 10 feature will be part of Interop London, the flagship event of London Technology Week. The winning 10 will exhibit within the exhibition at ExCeL London from 16th-18th June 2015 where they will meet IT and technology professionals from across Europe.

Attendance to Interop London is free - attendees can register for an entry ticket here http://www.interop.co.uk.  

Notes to editors:

Judges:

John Welsh, UBM EMEA, MD - Digital & Content
John Donnelly, Microsoft Ventures, CTO
Rob Hayes, Pennington Manches, Corporate Partner
Lucy Wayment, Startups.co.uk, Content Manager    
Ooj Jhutti, iWaz.at, Founder & CEO
Blaise    Hammond, techUK,    Marketing Director
Michele Davidson-Jones, UKTI, Senior Account Manager, Information Economy - Software
Maria Shiao, Novus Ordo Capital Ltd, Managing Director

Register for a press pass here: http://www.interop.co.uk/Content/Press-enquiries/

About Interop London - Connecting the IT Community and Driving Innovation
Interop London is the official, flagship event of London Technology Week dedicated to the IT and tech community. Experience global trends and vendor solutions in IT infrastructure, cloud computing, mobility, cyber security, data-defined business intelligence and software applications via a dynamic range of demonstrations, education and hands-on tech.

Serving tomorrow's enterprise IT leaders, Interop London will feature a world-class education programme and hundreds of solution providers demonstrating how emerging technologies and innovation are reshaping the enterprise.

The event will also showcase leading innovations from within the London tech scene and startup community through the Future of Tech programme and the London Technology Week Arena.
Register to attend for free at http://www.Interop.co.uk  

About UBM EMEA 

UBM EMEA connects people and creates opportunities for companies across five continents to develop new business, meet customers, launch new products, promote their brands and expand their markets.  Through premier brands such as Routes, CPhI, IFSEC International, London Technology Week, Interop London, Ecobuild, Seatrade, and many others, UBM EMEA exhibitions, conferences, awards programs, publications, websites and training and certification programs are an integral part of the marketing plans of companies across seven industry sectors.

SOURCE Interop London