NCP Christmas 2020

Welcome to our Christmas NOTWICS Connecting People, where we hope to bring some “Ho Ho Ho” and special cheer, from the 5 excellent Start-Up businesses, presenting in this show-caser.  Each of these businesses offer clever Technologies and targeted, successful solutions. both for now and the future.

So, when you get bored of the family festive squabbles this Christmas, albeit probably less likely with the outlaws not permitted, for most !!! Or faced with watching the 15th movie featuring Adam Sandler, Tom Cruise or an elf (or both!!)..find a quiet area to enjoy these festive video gifts, brought to you by the kind support of our sponsors: leading lawyers, Gowling WLG, Financial institution Tilney Smith & Williamson and fast-growing digital publication, Maddyness UK

Akin to leisure around the holidays, the content is up for 30 days and you can watch them many times as you like, just like Netflix. If any of these presentations are of interest, as always do not hesitate to contact the founder, directly, through a button under each video, which takes you to each founder’s LinkedIn page.

We think there are some right crackers in this group, well suited to the time of year and looking out to the changing world we’re fast being accelerated into. So, take a look and enjoy your Christmas season and hopefully, we’ll maybe see you face to face again in 2021 !!

Here’s our lead sponsor, Helen Williamson @ Tilney Smith & Williamson to say a few words… 

BLOCKCHAIN

VerifyEd is a clever blockchain Technology that aims to create a world of trusted certificates and credentials across all educational and professional sectors.

And this is not their dream!!! …as the founder Yaz highlights strong and growing traction already with many universities, professional bodies and organisations, to digitise such certificates.

By doing this, it assures the value of these achievements globally, subsequently providing protection against a growing problem of Certificate fraud.

Not only is gaining an educational or professional certificate a well-earned achievement, everyone should have access to a trusted, secure, readily available record that validates this success.

And now you CAN.. with VerifyED, AS YAZ EXPLAINS…

SPONSOR MESSAGE - GOWLING WLG

Davey Brennan, despite looking somewhat alien on this clip below, is actually a top bloke and co-chair of Gowling WLG’s global Tech Group and a partner in their corporate group.

He advises a wide range of companies across the tech sector; helping them to scale and grow their businesses in both the UK and internationally. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions (public and private) as well as stock market flotations and fundraisings.

He also advises private equity and venture capital funds on investment in tech companies across Europe.

HERE’S DAVIE TO TELL YOU MORE…

ED - TECH

Pango is a modern, end to end, web-based B2B SAAS marketplace for the Educational Content Distribution market. The platform keeps schools and teachers coordinated with shared curriculums, units, lessons, standards, templates and more.

As Adam, the founder highlights, this is a huge market opportunity as we are only now starting to witness the transition from textbooks to digital, in the UK & US Educational systems, that Pango is targeting first.

What’s this mean? If you are teacher ..do away with the messy shared drives, USB sticks and duplicated documents in the past and use Pango instead!

They aim to become a leader in the changing Educational Content distribution space, as it now flies to digital!

HERE ADAM IS TO TELL US MORE …

FUTURE OF WORK

District has grown successfully in Covid-19. Existing customers have stood by Lee, the founder, throughout 2020, with their resilient recurring revenues proving this, whilst the team future-proofed the solution.

2021 is poised to see even stronger demand for their solution, aiming to allay fears and concerns of both employees’ and tenants’ about returning to their offices and shared spaces in a mixed Covid-19 world.

District offers a perfect, real-time workplace SAAS platform to manage this, end to end, real-time, for both companies and landlords.

It aims to become a winner, in the growing market for effective Covid-secure work-force solutions.

HERE IS THE FOUNDER, LEE TO TELL YOU MORE…

 

MARKETPLACE

Luxury Cottages is in a sweet-spot. Not only is this marketplace at the forefront of the “UK Staycation”, estimated to grow even faster in 2021, its also well-positioned to gain a strong edge over rivals, through their investment in bespoke, personalisation technologies.

This technological leadership, coupled with the team’s experience and focus on exemplary service levels for both owners and guests, positions them well for strong market share growth in 2021, says founder Alistair.

So, whilst in front of the fire, this Christmas, check out Luxury Cottages yourself and get some inspiration, especially to get ahead of 85% of Brits who are now expected to vacation here in 2021!!

HERE’S MORE FROM THE EXCELLENT ALISTAIR…

MARKETPLACE

Own-Kind is an impressive B2B2C social commerce platform, allowing retailers to provide an in-store level of personalisation, online.

The founder, Ruaraidh has cleverly built a pioneering AI-stack that makes their platform more than 10x faster than existing solutions!

The solution has already been adopted widely at a leading UK Luxury fashion house, helping strongly improve efficiencies and revenues, in a short space of time.

And there’s more.. with a large pipeline of retailer customers looking to adopt their digital solution in 2021.

HERE’S RUARAIDH (RORY) TO TELL YOU MORE…

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