ePHOENX at The Shard Demo Day

This was the day we had been preparing for... We practiced, prepared and pitched for what felt like the longest time and honestly it felt like that was all we were doing for the past couple of weeks! The night before, we added our last couple of slides and made sure we got a goodnight’s sleep (or at least I did!). On the day, we got ready in our most business-like outfits and headed to The Shard. If you’re anything like Julian, then an hour early is the latest time you should

ePHOENX makes it to the Top 5!

Remember when I told you we had to give a pitch in 3 minutes… well, we had to do it again, at the Warwick Campus Demo Day. This time we had four panellists, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs with start-up backgrounds, not to mention an audience of peers, judging our idea. (Scary much?!) Of course, I had butterflies in my stomach but with the magical 3 deep breaths, we pitched our idea! We are thrilled to announce that ePHOENX ranked 3rd in the Top 5 start-ups!!! So now we ar

The Pitch

Have you ever had to pitch an idea in 3 minutes? If you did, you would know how hard it is! How do you convince someone that this is the idea to go for? If you’re anything like me and you know that although talking in front of people is something you’re pretty good at, you still have those butterflies fluttering inside you. As my luck would have it, the night before our pitch these butterflies were fluttering so hard that I could barely think straight. The words wouldn’t come