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The Octopus Labs Dispatch
Some of the most creative and responsive technology-based ideas come from the youngest consumers. That’s why Octopus is proud to be a sponsor of Apps for Good, a charity that helps budding young entrepreneurs create tech products that tackle problems or issues they care about. On 20th June, finalists taking part in the nationwide Apps for Good competition will meet for its annual presentation ceremony. And Labs’ own Tcha Wilson will be among the judges.
Shortly after completing Octopus Labs inaugural accelerator program, both Squirrel and Freetrade exceeded their funding goals.
On February 8, the hot white focus of London’s financial technology sector was aimed at the top of The Gherkin building. Five innovative new businesses were celebrating the culmination of their accelerator programme with Octopus Labs. The five startups — MOOLA, cityFALCON, Squirrel, Freetrade and Advicefront — were provided a rare opportunity to pitch directly to an audience of high-profile investors, distributors, customers and influencers in one of London’s most stunning venues.
With the first Octopus Accelerator drawing to a close, there is one final challenge for the five startups — MOOLA, cityFALCON, Squirrel, Freetrade and Advicefront — a successful celebration at the top of the Gherkin.