Investors worldwide convened online to hear from a wide range of Imperial startups seeking investment at Imperial’s biannual startup investor showcase
Hundreds of individual and institutional investors joined an event this week to hear from Imperial startups ptching for investment at Imperial’s latest biannual startup investor showcase. Founders from across Imperial’s entrepreneurial ecosystem pitched companies, offering technology such as next-generation human computer interface devices and a solution for monitoring patient data on medical cannabis and psychedelic treatments. Founders included alumni from Imperial and Imperial College Business School, current students and staff.
The event kicked off with a pitch from Valkyrie Industries, which is developing a wearable suit that delivers haptic feedback to immersive digital experiences. Other startups pitching included Brightcure, which is developing bioactive products to treat chronic urinary tract infections, and Cheesecake Energy, which aims to develop the world’s greenest battery.
Following a summary of Imperial’s investment network and fund from Seed Investment Manager, Dr Brijesh Roy, investors were treated to a longer interview with Lucy Jung, founder of Charco Neurotech. Lucy explored the innovation journey she embarked on following her Master’s in Innovation Design Engineering from Imperial College London and the Royal College of Art. Lucy