In our 2023 edition, each exhibitor within the Start-Up Zone had the opportunity to enter our Start-Up Showdown! This competition, hosted by industry thought-leader Bill Boorman in 2023, allowed our Start-Ups to take the spotlight and show us what they're made of.
On Day 1, each Start-Up pitched to our judges – Charlotte Johns, Stanislaw Wasowicz, Melanie Hayes, Daryl Cohen, Tania Rahman, Adam Gordon, Debbie Mcgrath, George Galanopoulos and Alastair Cartwright – in the Start-Up Theatre.
Then, on Day 2, the four finalists – 50Skills, HealthKey, Zinc Work and Start From Today (pictured above with Bill Boorman) – took to the stage in our Keynote Theatre for the finals. It was a tough choice,
but after some deliberation, our victor emerged...