UK-based commercialisation partnership brings 50 startups to London to pitch and compete for slice of $13m pie.

SETsquared, the commercialisation alliance between the UK universities of Bristol, Bath, Surrey, Exeter, and Southampton, has brought 50 of its startups to London to compete for $13m in funding.

The startups will be demonstrating their technologies at the SETsquared Accelerating Growth conference with several given the opportunity to pitch their ideas to a table of venture capitalists in the style of TV show Dragon’s Den.

Graham Harrison, SETsquared partnership director, said: “While some of these are small businesses today, they…

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