On 7th June in London 15 start-ups from across Europe will get five minutes to pitch their business on stage to Europe’s most successful venture capitalists. No pressure! It’s worth the preparation – in 2010 UK company Artesian Solutions won the grand prize, and two years later they have a Series A investment from a VC they met at the Summit. Think “Eurovision for start-ups” - this year the start-ups are from the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Finland, Ireland, Netherlands, Greece, Russia, Poland and Israel. Make sure you vote for your favourite in the People’s Choice Award before 7th June.
href="http://www.microsoft.com/bizspark/NewsAndEvents/MicrosoftEuropeanBizSparkSummit/Awards.aspx">Cast your vote here. The British entries are The Oblong and Red Badger – we had a quick chat with both companies to find out what they’re all about and help you with your decision. Who is Red Badger? Cain Ullah: “Cain is a Founder of Red Badger, the non-techy responsible for business operations. He’s worked on lots of innovative projects - from prototype to delivery - for some very big brands. He also likes to clog up the Red Badger mailroom with a constant influx of vinyl purchases to add to his ever-increasing collection.” What does...(Read whole news on source site)