We want to take the opportunity to thank the following for the generosity of their support.
We’re all really excited about the prospect of giving back and thinking about those less fortunate than ourselves, and we know our sponsors are too.
Campus, powered by Google, offers seven floors of flexible work spaces, free high speed internet and all the support you need to fuel your ideas. Campus host mentoring programmes, speaker series, networking events and much much more. So if you’re a London-based startup or are just passing through town, we invite you to join the Campus community. Visit Campus, campuslondon.com
Our aim is to help Tech City become Europe’s centre of innovation and the location of choice for tech and digital companies and investors. We bring new companies and investors to East London, and provide support to local companies seeking to expand internationally.
London-based Accountants specialising in outsourced accounting and finance solutions to entrepreneurs and Tech start-ups.
Highly adaptable to the demands that are placed on our clients’ businesses in a fast-pace, competitive market, our state of the art accounting software ensures that we are able to respond to those demands quickly and effortlessly.
Connect Ventures is a new venture capital fund investing in early stage Internet and mobile businesses. We’re based in London and invest throughout Europe. As a small and focused fund, we are able to move quickly and give our portfolio companies the time and attention they deserve.
TechBikers is an awesome event by the London startup community and reflects many things Connect Ventures strongly believes in, particularly the ability of small groups of people to have a big impact on the world and community collaboration. We’re happy to support the hard-working (and training) riders, who have carved precious time from their busy schedules to help give children better access to education via Room to Read.
On average 20% of legitimate email never reaches the inbox. SendGrid is a cloud-based email service that delivers email on behalf of companies to increase deliverability and improve customer communications. At SendGrid, we believe that email is the most efficient and effective way for a business to connect with its customers.
At SendGrid we have always had a passion for fitness. Maintaining a healthy, happy lifestyle is something we’ve worked hard to instil into our company culture. We’re thrilled to support Techbikers this year; it gives us a great opportunity to support an ambitious new fitness-related tech event and a great cause at the same time!
Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in personal banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth and investment management with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs approximately 140,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.
For further information about Barclays, please visit our website www.barclays.com.
As part of our citizenship agenda Barclays have announced the launch of a site in Tech City in partnership with an organisation called Central Working. As announced by the Chancellor, this site is next door to the Google Campus (who also partnered with Central Working) to provide services to support entrepreneurs and start-ups . By supporting the Tech Bikers event Barclays are demonstrating their commitment to working with Google Campus in Tech City. We are delighted to be supporting this fundraising initiative which will provide millions of children with vital access to education.
KashFlow provides intuitive, easy to use accounting software for small business owners. As well as automating time consuming tasks like repeat invoicing, repeat billing and sending out overdue payment reminders, we integrate with services like PayPal, Mailchimp, CRM packages and much more to make running your business easier. Our software is based entirely online, so there are no downloads, no clunky updates and no hidden charges. You can access it on any computer, tablet or phone that has Internet access. Oh, and if you ever get stuck we offer email support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Visit at kashflow.co.uk
Cyclr is an online social marketplace that derived from Bicycle Basecamp. Bicycle Basecamp was a social platform that was used to engage cyclists with independent brands and the cycling lifestyle. Cyclr is the product of Bicycle Basecamp’s success. It utilises the social presence that Bicycle Basecamp has created to promote and advocate the cycling lifestyle. Ultimately, Cyclr is a platform for cyclists to interact and buy products from niche brands as well as sell their own personal products. Cyclr is the rider’s paradise, a place to be inspired by the vibrant cycling community. Visit Cyclr, cyclr.com
Yammer brings the power of social networking to your company. Yammer is as easy to use as great consumer software like Facebook and Twitter, but is designed for company collaboration, file sharing, knowledge exchange and team efficiency.
Fitz and law
F&L is the one-touch advisor for business leaders seeking experienced, real-world advice across finance, tax, legal or HR matters. We can even advise on your IT infrastructure! Whether you are a newbie to the business world or a seasoned entrepreneur, you will benefit greatly from a discussion with our teams in London or San Francisco.
Alliot’s are a multi-disciplinary accountancy and business advisory practice operating from two offices – London and Guildford – in the south-east of England. Alliot’s expert professional team offers a comprehensive range of specialist services to clients operating across a broad variety of business sectors. www.alliotts.com
If you have customers, then you need Zendesk. More than 65 million people around the world receive support from Zendesk-powered customer service departments and help desks. While industry averages point to low customer satisfaction, our customers experience positive ratings for over 86% of their interactions.
Visit at zendesk.com
London and Partners
London & Partners is the official promotional organisation for London. London and Partners attracts and delivers value to business, students and visitors. London & Partners is a not-for-profit public private partnership, funded by the Mayor of London and their network of commercial partners. London and Partners remit is to drive leisure and business visitors as well as bidding to secure major events in London. London and Partners unlock the city for new businesses that want to set up or expand in London and they promote the capital’s world class universities to international students. www.londonandpartners.com
Our mission is to be London’s leading 24/7 colour / black & white digital print supplier. We will achieve this by delivering exceptional digital print and reprographics services to the financial and legal, professional services, marketing, consultancy, education, property development and construction industries.
Independent Shoreditch (The Business Alliance) is an entirely private sector funded enterprise and is designed to promote, strengthen and support the local business community, whilst holding the public sector to account on their behalf, all sectors and sizes of businesses are involved.
Visit at www.InShoreditch.co.uk
Central Working provides a fantastic place to work and a team to help you kick-start your business.
Visit at centralworking.com
We’re hugely grateful to the following organisations who have contributed to bringing the ride to fruition!
A unique new blend of exercise improving sports, life & living.
Vist at BeFit4.co.uk
Eventbrite is an online service that people everywhere use to create, share, and join any event imaginable. Whether it’s a photography class with a local artist, or a sold-out concert in a city stadium, Eventbrite makes it happen.
Visit at Eventbrite.com
If you form part of an entrepreneurial team and have an innovation, business idea, solution, design or project that meets a need any other digital field associated with the web environment or mobile software, even if we do not yet know about it, whether or not you have created a company, Wayra can help you make it come true.
Visit at wayra.org
Membership management and online tools bringing pain-free admin to groups, clubs, societies and organisations of all kinds.
Visit at GroupSpaces.com
Bespoke classic steel bike designers and manufacturers.
Visit at foffabikes.com
A range of stylishly uncomplicated mens and womens bicycle bags for everyday use and the simple joy of riding.
Visit at linusbags.co.uk
Unique cycling holidays that are both adventurous and challenging, but also comfortable and cultural.
Visit at Cyclewild.co.uk
All-natural, super-hydrating, fat-free, cholesterol-free, nutrient-packed, potassium-stacked, mega-electrolyte coconut water!
Visit at Vitacoco.com/uk