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British tech startups victorious in Get in The Ring Western Europe finals

Leading tech firms have secured places in the Get In The Ring global finals

by the commentator on 12 February 2016 14:59

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British technology start-ups Choosic, the music discovery app, and NearSt, the local bookshop app were last night victorious in the prestigious Get In The Ring global tech competition. The third winner was French company OnOff, an app which allows users to switch between multiple phone numbers. 

The packed-out event took place in York Hall, Bethnal Green, London. Over 400 tech industry figures attended the event, voting on each company’s pitch and deciding who will reach the upcoming Get In The Ring Global Finals in Medellin, Columbia
 
Neil Cuthbert, co-host for the event and principal of EyeOnStartups, the official host of GITR UK, comments: It's exciting events like Get in the Ring that highlight the fantastic and innovative tech startups in the UK and abroad, and help bring interest and investors to the growing tech startup scene here in London. 
 
Congratulations to Choosic, NearSt and OnOff for their hard-fought wins and I look forward to supporting our startups as they go on to compete in the Global Final in Medellin, Colombia,” he added.
 
Steven George-Hilley, director of technology at UK think tank Parliament Street comments: “This competition showcases the very best of the British tech scene, which is vital to our country’s economy and our long-term future.”
Read more on: NearSt, EyeOnStartups, OnOff, Choosic, tech city, and get in the ring
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