Enter TechRound’s AITech35 Competition!

Enter TechRound’s AITech35 2024!


TechRound is proud to announce our first ever AITech35 campaign, celebrating the most exciting AI companies and innovations across the UK and Europe.

As a hugely popular and fast-growing market, it was a no-brainer for us to launch a competition showcasing the best in AI.

Whether your business has been innovating in the AI space for 20 years or just a few months, seize this opportunity to have your story heard.

Enter for free for a chance to be featured as one of our top 35 AI companies. Each company featured will get an individual write-up, so it’s great publicity!

Founded in 2016, TechRound is the UK’s best-known and fastest-growing startup and tech news site. This is where decision-makers, investors and startups of all sizes and nature come to find out the latest developments and trends within the industry.


Entries Open: 7th May

Entry Cost: Free

Entry Deadline: 16th May, 5pm GMT. No late entries will be accepted.

Winners To Be Announced: 28th May





Why Enter?


  • Featured in front of an audience of 200,000+ visitors per month
  • Top 50 placements get a full-page write-up (see example)
  • Recognised by VCs, investors, journalists and industry leaders
  • Free to enter


Our Criteria


  • All companies must have an AI angle
  • Revenue not a deciding factor
  • New businesses and established businesses welcome




Meet The Judges



Charlotte Bloom, Author and CEO of VSNRY

Charlotte  is an award-winning business growth strategist and serial entrepreneur on a mission to make a difference, in particular using the most innovative technology (such as artificial intelligence) to accelerate climate positivity and female empowerment.  Charlotte is also the author of the award-winning new book ‘Winning through Platforms: How to Succeed When Every Competitor Has One’ – a playbook for outcompeting platform and AI-based businesses, and the strategic brain behind many of the world’s most visionary companies.



Russell Collingham, Lead Enterprise Architect, Atom bank

Russell is currently the Lead Enterprise Architect at Atom bank, the UK’s first app-based bank. Russell supports the bank’s strategic roadmap from a technology perspective. Russell also drives the understanding and adoption of AI (generative AI and modern ML techniques) across the bank to enhance back-office automation and customer service.




Dominique Roberts, Editorial and Social Media Manager, TechRound

Dominique is a journalist and writer and is the brains behind TechRound’s social media channels, posting far and wide and spreading the word about startups and entrepreneurs. Dominique regularly writes about the latest innovations in AI and technology and is passionate about publicising the UK and Europe’s most innovative companies.



James Milne, Managing Director of Northern Europe for Outbrain
James Milne is the Managing Director of Northern Europe for Outbrain, a world leading prediction technology platform for the open web. A seasoned industry veteran, James brings 15+ years of knowledge and hands-on experience driving sales growth and tapping into new market segments. In 2018, James was named one of PerformanceIn’s Top 50 Industry Players for his exceptional work pushing forward the performance marketing industry on a global scale.


Important! Advice From The Judges

Use the first line to describe your business, what it does and what you are about in two sentences…what makes you tick?

With our judges reading through hundreds of applications, we are looking for a clear description of your business, its concept, its success and plans for growth.

Try to avoid waffle and discuss your business clearly and concisely.

Model application example 1 >>
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