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Stotles and Seedcamp

Part of the School’s prestigious incubator programmeStotles – a company that uses data to make public-sector procurement more accessible, has just been welcomed to the Seedcamp nation.

Seedcamp is a European seed fund company that invests in world-class companies attacking large, global markets and solving real problems using technology.

Taj Kamranpour, MBA2019 and COO of Stotles said: “As a founder who previously bid for public work, I felt the desperation of flying almost blind; we had no way to compete with others that already had ingrained relationships. I knew suppliers needed help.”

Seecamp Venture Partner, Stephen Allott, commented: “Stotles is the most significant sales enablement technology for public sector suppliers since the G-Cloud. The team and their vision are first class and the potential for this across both the UK and Europe as a whole is huge.”

LexX Technologies wins EDP acceleration program

LexX Technologies is a company that creates AI products for maintenance technicians to improve their workflows and support their decisions when maintaining complex assets (aircraft, power generation, rail, etc.).  

Spearheaded by two LBS Alumni – Hersh Sahai, EMBAG2019 and Gael EMBAG2018 - LexX was selected by global energy company EDP to participate in its Starter Acceleration program in Houston, through which nine finalists were selected out of 170 to pitch at Web Summit.

LexX won first place which included 50,000 Euros in cash and the opportunity to pilot projects with EDP Renewables (USA) and EDP Hydro (Portugal).