TechBritannia: The Tech Torch Tour

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The TechBritannia editorial team are heading off on the ultimate tech road trip in search of tech superheroes across the UK

by rose.ross in

Project aim

The TechBritannia editorial team are heading off on the ultimate tech road trip in search of tech heroes across the UK

About the project

In the way that the Olympic flame toured the British Isles to connect Britons to the London based event, in 2015 and into 2016 TechBritannia will embark on a first of its kind tour to hold the digital flame to the great technology and technologists across Great Britain.

The Tech Torch Tour will be crowdfunded to rally the tech community and engage with all the exciting tech developments around the UK and British innovators across the world.

The tour will visit 8-10 locations across the UK. The crowdfunding element of the tour will focus on meeting with tech rockstars in each region. The rockstars we meet will be made up partly of tech companies who pledge for that crowdfunding package and other will be those who have applied in advance who will be invited to pitch and the remainder who join us on the day. Each leg of the tour will also include a social event in conjunction with local tech communities.

Subject to commercial sponsorship, the tour would expand to also include a seminar covering key topics such as IP law, funding and partnerships in the tech business community and a spotlight on local tech successes to share experiences and to offer advice on how to make innovation and innovators in TechBritannia successful.

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£10 or more

£10 Reward

A thank you for believing in my project! You are joining us as a TechBritannia Personal Ambassador All Personal Ambassadors: • Are part of the #WeAreTechBritannia selfie campaign • Are included in “TechBritannia – The Story of British Technology” book – photo and credits. Planned for publication in 2016 • Nominate you top Tech Tour destination (regardless of your own location). The top five destinations will be included in the itinerary. We will send you an email post pledge to choose where you'd like us to go • Gain access to the priority club for the equity crowdfunding phase* (Subject this taking place with the likes of Crowdcube or Seedrs) Official TechBritannia Ambassador certificate Thank you email and tweet

£25 or more

£25 Reward

A thank you for believing in my project! You are joining us as a TechBritannia Personal Ambassador All Personal Ambassadors: • Are part of the #WeAreTechBritannia selfie campaign • Are included in “TechBritannia – The Story of British Technology” book – photo and credits. Planned for publication in 2016 • Nominate you top Tech Tour destination (regardless of your own location). The top five destinations will be included in the itinerary. We will send you an email post pledge to choose where you'd like us to go • Gain access to the priority club for the equity crowdfunding phase* (Subject this taking place with the likes of Crowdcube or Seedrs) Thank you email and tweet Official TechBritannia Ambassador certificate TechBritannia Mug

£50 or more

£50 Reward

A thank you for believing in my project! You are joining us as a TechBritannia Personal Ambassador All Personal Ambassadors: • Are part of the #WeAreTechBritannia selfie campaign • Are included in “TechBritannia – The Story of British Technology” book – photo and credits. Planned for publication in 2016 • Nominate you top Tech Tour destination (regardless of your own location). The top five destinations will be included in the itinerary. We will send you an email post pledge to choose where you'd like us to go • Gain access to the priority club for the equity crowdfunding phase* (Subject this taking place with the likes of Crowdcube or Seedrs) Thank you email and tweet Official TechBritannia Ambassador certificate TechBritannia Official Road Crew T-shirt

£75 or more

£75 Reward

A thank you for believing in my project! You are joining us as a TechBritannia Corporate Ambassador All Corporate/Industry Ambassadors: • Are part of the #WeAreTechBritannia selfie campaign • Are included in “TechBritannia – The Story of British Technology” book – photo and credits. Planned for publication in 2016 • Nominate you top Tech Tour destination (regardless of your own location). The top five destinations will be included in the itinerary. We will send you an email post pledge to choose where you'd like us to go • Gain access to the priority club for the equity crowdfunding phase* (Subject this taking place with the likes of Crowdcube or Seedrs) Official TechBritannia Ambassador certificate Thank you email and tweet

£100 or more

£100 Reward

A thank you for believing in my project! You are joining us as a TechBritannia Personal Ambassador All Personal Ambassadors: • Are part of the #WeAreTechBritannia selfie campaign • Are included in “TechBritannia – The Story of British Technology” book – photo and credits. Planned for publication in 2016 • Nominate you top Tech Tour destination (regardless of your own location). The top five destinations will be included in the itinerary. We will send you an email post pledge to choose where you'd like us to go • Gain access to the priority club for the equity crowdfunding phase* (Subject this taking place with the likes of Crowdcube or Seedrs) Thank you email and tweet Official TechBritannia Ambassador certificate TechBritannia Official Beach Towel

£150 or more

£150 Reward

A thank you for believing in my project! You are joining us as a TechBritannia Personal Ambassador All Personal Ambassadors: • Are part of the #WeAreTechBritannia selfie campaign • Are included in “TechBritannia – The Story of British Technology” book – photo and credits. Planned for publication in 2016 • Nominate you top Tech Tour destination (regardless of your own location). The top five destinations will be included in the itinerary. We will send you an email post pledge to choose where you'd like us to go • Gain access to the priority club for the equity crowdfunding phase* (Subject this taking place with the likes of Crowdcube or Seedrs) Thank you email and tweet Official TechBritannia Ambassador certificate TechBritannia Mug TechBritannia Official Road Crew t-shirt TechBritannia Beach Towel

£200 or more

£200 Reward

A thank you for believing in my project! You are joining us as a TechBritannia Corporate Ambassador All Corporate Ambassadors: • Are part of the #WeAreTechBritannia selfie campaign • Are included in “TechBritannia – The Story of British Technology” book – photo and credits. Planned for publication in 2016 • Nominate you top Tech Tour destination (regardless of your own location). The top five destinations will be included in the itinerary. We will send you an email post pledge to choose where you'd like us to go • Gain access to the priority club for the equity crowdfunding phase* (Subject this taking place with the likes of Crowdcube or Seedrs) Thank you email and tweet Official TechBritannia Ambassador certificate Two TechBritannia Mugs TechBritannia tea towel TechBritannia Official road crew t-shirt Guaranteed pitch slot during the Tech torch tour

£500 or more

£500 Reward

A thank you for believing in my project! You are joining us as a TechBritannia Corporate Ambassador All Ambassadors: • Are part of the #WeAreTechBritannia selfie campaign • Are included in “TechBritannia – The Story of British Technology” book – photo and credits. Planned for publication in 2016 • Nominate you top Tech Tour destination (regardless of your own location). The top five destinations will be included in the itinerary. We will send you an email post pledge to choose where you'd like us to go • Gain access to the priority club for the equity crowdfunding phase* (Subject this taking place with the likes of Crowdcube or Seedrs) Thank you email and tweet Official TechBritannia Ambassador certificate Two TechBritannia Mug TechBritannia tea towel Two TechBritannia Official road crew t-shirt Guaranteed pitch slot during the Tech torch tour Guest blog post (Subject to editorial submission guidelines)

£1,000 or more

£1,000 Reward

A thank you for believing in my project! You are joining us as a TechBritannia Industry Ambassador Underwriting a Tech Torch Tour location All Ambassadors: • Are part of the #WeAreTechBritannia selfie campaign • Are included in “TechBritannia – The Story of British Technology” book – photo and credits. Planned for publication in 2016 • Nominate you top Tech Tour destination (regardless of your own location). The top five destinations will be included in the itinerary. We will send you an email post pledge to choose where you'd like us to go • Gain access to the priority club for the equity crowdfunding phase* (Subject this taking place with the likes of Crowdcube or Seedrs) Thank you email and tweet Official TechBritannia Ambassador certificate Two TechBritannia Mugs TechBritannia tea towel TechBritannia Official road crew t-shirt 5 Guaranteed pitch slots during the Tech torch tour

£5,000 or more

0 of 10 claimed

£5,000 Reward

A thank you for believing in my project! You are joining us as a TechBritannia Industry Ambassador Sponsorship of a region or two Tech Torch Tour locations Plus: • Are part of the #WeAreTechBritannia selfie campaign • Are included in “TechBritannia – The Story of British Technology” book – photo and credits. Planned for publication in 2016 • Nominate you top Tech Tour destination (regardless of your own location). The top five destinations will be included in the itinerary. We will send you an email post pledge to choose where you'd like us to go • Gain access to the priority club for the equity crowdfunding phase* (Subject this taking place with the likes of Crowdcube or Seedrs) Thank you email and tweet Official TechBritannia Ambassador certificate Two TechBritannia Mug TechBritannia tea towel TechBritannia Official road crew t-shirt Three guaranteed pitch slots for you and/or partners during the Tech torch tour

£25,000 or more

0 of 5 claimed

£25,000 Reward

A thank you for believing in my project! You are joining us as a TechBritannia Industry Ambassador Sponsorship of the all Tech Torch Tour locations All Personal Ambassadors: • Are part of the #WeAreTechBritannia selfie campaign • Are included in “TechBritannia – The Story of British Technology” book – photo and credits. Planned for publication in 2016 • Nominate you top Tech Tour destination (regardless of your own location). The top five destinations will be included in the itinerary. We will send you an email post pledge to choose where you'd like us to go • Gain access to the priority club for the equity crowdfunding phase* (Subject this taking place with the likes of Crowdcube or Seedrs) Thank you email and tweet Official TechBritannia Ambassador certificate Two TechBritannia Mug TechBritannia tea towel TechBritannia Official road crew t-shirt 10 Guaranteed pitch slots for partners during the Tech torch tour Two TechBritannia deck chairs Four sponsored guest posts (subject to editorial guidelines) Site advertising running for 12 months


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