Tech of Tomorrow at Internet World!

Collider will run their Tech of Tomorrow pitching programme at Internet World on the 18th & 19th June within The Market Place Theatre. 

Collider's Tech of Tomorrow @ Internet Worldprogramme will allow a maximum of eight startups to present their innovative tech products/services to a panel of judges and to an audience of over a 100 professionals across the two days.

On the Wednesday, all eight startups will present in front of the judges and visitors then on the Thursday the winner will be announced and get the opportunity to speak about their winning product/service in front of a live audience.

How to get involved?

Collider will select six startups from their accelerator programme with the remaining two places up for grabs by applying through We will work closely with Collider to select the best two applications to join the other six on the stage!

*Booking opens Friday March 14th. Deadline for submission is April 18th.

Think you and your business have a viable tech product/service to present infront of a b2b audience? The winning startup will recieve free publicity and marketing around their product/service as well as a professional video of their presentation to be used as you wish! Follow Collider for the latest news on who has been accepted@ColliderGB

It costs nothing to enter the Tech of Tomorrow @ Internet World Programme, only time & creativity!

For further information please contact Orlaith @ 



About Internet World

Internet World, founding event of London Technology Week, is the only event that enables you to define and deliver all aspects of your digital strategy; from online technology, business fulfilment and infrastructure to connectivity, legislation and online security.

Internet World also includes Big Data Show and in 2014 welcomes longstanding US brand Interop, thus becoming the most comprehensive face-to-face event for those defining or delivering their organisation’s digital strategy.

As a visitor to Internet World you will benefit from a cutting-edge education programme, practical workshops, training and networking with your peers.

Register free here –

@iw_expo  #iw2014


Avocarrot crowned as The Next Big Thing!

This week saw our competition at ad:tech come to a dramatic end where the final 8 startups pitched to a panel of impressive brands. It was a great two days where the startups also had stands which allowed them to chat to the thousands of visitors,  and show off their tech creations. We're also pleased to announce that the judges selected Avocarrot, a Collider12 startup, as the winner! Yep, Avocarrot has now been officially named The Next Big Thing by  Chris Sponiar (Principal at Unilever Ventures), Max Benitz (Principle at Ingenious Ventures), Conrad Poulson (Head of Startup Business at Orange France Telecom) and Anu Shah (Director of Ventures at BBH Global).

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Judges Feedback
All 8 startups were commended for their creative visions of a tech future. Locomizer and MarcaMe both promised interesting things in the mobile space, but questions rose about their ability to get customers to opt-in, while Miappi, LBM and Tamoco all bought visions of the future, questions were raised by the judges how soon they'll be able to succeed in their goals. This left Evrything, PlayCaptcha, and Avocarrot as the final 3.
Evrything is a great idea, especially as the digital-physical space is really hot right now and will most likely be in the future.  However, perhaps more focus is needed which could be controlled by working through some use-cases. Play Captcha have a good concept with real potential to grow past the initial stage offering with a concept that delivers a win for brand and consumer, as well as having an impressive team.  However, they need to keep a close eye on their major US competitor and stay close to developments in the hackerspace who may be able to crack the security on offer.

And finally Avocarot, who were ultimately chosen due to their excellent concept which holds a lot of promise in being able to customise ads towards the app-user. The team are impressive and well-placed to achieve what they have set out to do: revolutionise mobile advertising.  In being crowned ad:tech's Next Big Thing, they have won the opportunity to pilot their technology with Unilever and pitch for investment from Ingenious Ventures and leading creative advertising agency BBH.


Collider12 Startups Pitching to Become TheNextBigThing

Three of our Collider startups will be presenting  tomorrow at ad:tech London for the chance to be crowned The Next Big Thing. Avocarrot, Locomizer, and Miappi will be up against some great startups and will be pitching to a panel full of large brands. The winner will be announced on Thursday, so stay tuned to find out who will be victorious.


Are You The Next Big Thing?

We have exciting news! Collider12 and The Bakery are partnering with ad:tech London to find 'The Next Big Thing'. This startup competition has been organised in partnership with ad:tech London, the interactive advertising and technology conference taking place on 11 & 12 September 2013.

The Next Big Thing is a nationwide competition to identify the startups that are creating the best technology to disrupt the world’s mass communications market. Known in their industry as “B2Brand” startups, the companies scrutinised in this competition will be developing products and services that help brands better engage with their consumers by meeting the challenges of consumer engagement, analytics, big data and data management or search.

B2Brand technology is a fast-growing industry segment in the UK. According to CB Insights, business-to-business companies account for 80% of the tech startups most likely to go public in the future.

To enter, startups must have been trading for less than two years and will need to submit applications to F6S before Friday 6th September 2013. For more details, click here

Shortlisted startups will be invited to present their businesses at ad:tech London in September in front of an experienced panel of digital marketing investors and cutting-edge brands.

The competition champion will win the opportunity to pitch their technology to a Unilever brand and hopefully pilot their technology with Unilever.  They will also be fast-tracked to the final round of the selection process for The Bakery and Collider12’s next incubation programmes. In addition, the winner and two runners-up will be invited to a number of networking events and meetings with Collider12 and The Bakery investment and brand partners, enabling them to extend significantly their professional networks and gain access to potentially influential business contacts.

The judging panel at ad:tech London will include:

-          Max Benitz, Principal, Ingenious Ventures

-          Conrad Poulson, Head of Startup Business, Orange France Telecom

-          Matt Pritchard, European Digital Planning Director, Kellogg’s

-          Anu Shah, Director of Ventures, BBH Global

-          Chris Sponiar, Principal, Unilever Ventures

About Collider12

Collider12 brings together forward-thinking investors, cutting-edge brands and ambitious entrepreneurs working on new technologies that disrupt mass communications markets. In doing so, we develop a strong ecosystem in which ‘B2Brand’ startup companies can flourish and accelerate their growth.

What the startups have in common is that they target their products at businesses. For example, the startups might be focused on improving a brand’s external communications; increasing consumer-engagement; or delivering customer analytics.

About The Bakery

The Bakery is the place where the brand world and tech world meet. We exist to get the most disruptive technology to market quicker. We run a bi-annual accelerator program where we match the knottiest brand problems with the most disruptive technologies and get them to market in 8 weeks.

 About ad:tech London

ad:tech is an interactive advertising and technology conference and exhibition – a marketplace for buying and selling, a community for networking, a forum for exchanging ideas and an opportunity for contributing to industry trends and initiatives.

Ten annual events around the world focus on top-notch education through keynote speakers, topic-driven panels and workshops as well as showcase the latest products and services to help implement new knowledge and ideas. Attendees leave ad:tech with the tools and techniques they need to compete in an ever-changing world.

About Ingenious

Ingenious is a market-leading financial services group providing investment and advisory expertise operating through four divisions. Ingenious is one of the leading investors in the UK’s creative industries and was founded by its Chief Executive, Patrick McKenna in 1998.

Ingenious Ventures is the private equity division of Ingenious. Ingenious Investments offers a range of alternative investments spanning media and entertainment, sport and leisure and clean energy. Ingenious Asset Management Limited provides discretionary investment management and innovative solutions to the private investor. Ingenious Corporate Finance provides comprehensive advice on strategy across a wide range of transactions focusing particularly on the media, entertainment and communications sectors.