We searched far and wide to bring 10 great startups to Thinking Digital in 2013. In this video watch the final two startups battle to win the Thinking Digital Startup Competition which was hosted by Paul Smith of Ignite100 and Nick Goode of Sage One and supported by Sage One, Northstar Ventures and Rackspace.
The winner, determined by the audience vote, went on to complete a hugely successful crowdfunding round and the runnerup announced a $12m VC round just weeks after their success at Thinking Digital.
The finalists included..
1. Bubblepix Ltd (Newcastle upon Tyne)
2. Chirp (London)
3. EarSoft (Newcastle upon Tyne)
4. Future Ad Labs (London)
5. Good Night Lamp (London / Liverpool)
6. LICUOS (Madrid)
7. Omlis Ltd (Newcastle upon Tyne)
8. PointCrowds (Oxford / London)
9. Spearhead Interactive (Middlesbrough)
10. YPlan (London)
Thinking Digital is a 2.5 day conference on technology, ideas and our future. The Guardian, Metro Newspaper, The Next Web and Microsoft's Chief Storyteller have all described the Thinking Digital experience as being like a UK version of the highly prestigious TED Conference. The next Thinking Digital takes place 20 -22 May 2014. For more information visit thinkingdigital.co.uk