Co-located with eCommerce Expo

18 - 19 September 2024
ExCeL London

18 - 19 September 2024
ExCeL London

The AI Startup Contest

PROPEL YOUR STARTUP TO NEW HEIGHTS

Are you ready to showcase your groundbreaking AI marketing solution?

This is your chance to shine, demonstrate your innovative ideas, and compete with the best in the industry.

Perfect your pitch in front of top-tier brands and receive invaluable feedback from some of the most respected figures in marketing and tech.

Don't miss your chance to get noticed and propel your startup to new heights.

WINNERS' PRIZES:

  • FIRST PLACE: A free 2025 Technology for Marketing speaking slot worth over £5,000, an expo pod on the show floor worth £5,500 in 2025, PLUS, free access for your team next year.
     
  • THREE RUNNERS UP: Free tickets to Technology for Marketing, 2025.
     

APPLY NOW 

Deadline: 12th of August

MEET THE JUDGES


 

GET READY TO PITCH!

THE CONTEST- Step by Step

STEP ONE: Start by applying now

STEP TWO: Before the event, our judges will whittle down all the applicants to four startups, which will be announced on the 19th of August. The four shortlisted startups will be invited to attend & pitch their businesses live at Technology for Marketing on the 18th – 19th of September. So make sure to clear your agenda!

STEP THREE: On the 19th of September, the four shortlisted AI in marketing startups will battle it out and pitch their solution to a panel of judges & Technology for Marketing audience.  

NOTE: You will have 3 minutes to do an elevator pitch and then have a 5-minute Q&A with the judges. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 12th of August

PRIZES

FIRST PLACE: A free 2025 Technology for Marketing speaking slot worth over £5,000, an expo pod on the show floor worth £5,500 in 2025, PLUS, free access for your team next year.

THREE RUNNERS UP: Free tickets to Technology for Marketing, 2025.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 

  • Your business must be a solution that can be used internationally 

  • Your business is under 3 years old   

  • Needs to be an AI solution within Marketing 

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

THE FOUR PITCHES WILL BE MARKED ON THE FOLLOWING:

Communication & Engagement - How understandable was the pitch and solution itself? How good was the storytelling? 

Innovation - How likely is the AI solution going to transform a user’s job? 

Creative - How good is the branding/creative? 

Future–proofed? - How resilient do you think this business will be in the coming years? 

Social Proof - How good is the evidence that this solution will work in the long term? 

 

APPLY NOW

Deadline 12th of August

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