Working in partnership with accelerators, investors, agencies and other partners, The Next Big Thing curates a short list of 15 startups to pitch at ad:tech London for the chance to win a pilot worth up to (US) $50,000 via The Unilever Foundry as well as £5,000 prize money.


A big thank you to all past partners and supporters below:


Venky Balakrishnan, Global Innovation Director, Diageo
Paul Frampton, CEO, Havas Media Group
Jon Owen, CEO, Ribble Cycles
Bessie Lee, CEO, WPP China
Ken Valledy, Founder & CEO, tech2brand
Jim Kite, Strategic Development Director, Starcom MediaVest
Rose Lewis, Founder, Collider
John Broughton, Head of Performance,
Marc Curtis, Head of Labs, TMW Unlimited
Philippa Snare, CMO, Microsoft
Mark Evans, Marketing Director, Direct Line
Richard Fearn, Director, Friday Club London
Jeremy Basset, Director, Unilever Foundry
Ian Lane, Principal, Unilever Ventures
Lawrence Weber, Managing Partner Innovation, Karmarama
Rob Chapman, Director, Founders Forum

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Dan Brain
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