Northern Stars is the United Kingdom’s most exciting pitch competition to find and showcase the best tech startups in the region. Entrants will go through a gruelling selection process, from application through to pitching in front of hundreds of people. Only the best will survive.
Over the past two years, they’ve helped 20 winning startups grow their businesses and expand their horizons on the national and international stage.
8 Oct 2017
All 20 Northern Stars finalists (10 winners and the 10 runners up) will receive support and promotion from Tech North:
A PR campaign
Personalised support and communications around opportunities for their business
Tickets to, and a place on an exhibition stand at, the Tech North Founders’ Network Summit in spring 2018.
In addition to the above, the winners will also receive:
A trip to TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin
Automatic entry into the Northern Tech Awards
Participation in Investor networking events
A ministerial roundtable with the UK government.
OTHER KEY DATES
The grand finale will be taking place in November 2017.
TechCrunch Disrupt will will be taking place in Berlin from December 4-5, 2017.
The Northern Tech Awards will be taking place in March 2018.
Note that while some organisers may accept applications from all around the world, you may still be required to travel to the host country in order to take part in the later stages of a competition for instance, or you may be required to live there for a period of time to take part in a funded programme (e.g. scholarship, incubator, accelerator).