12 startups have made it through to the final of the Tech City News Elevator Pitch.

The companies were among 25 Tech City startups to be grilled by a panel of judges in the competition’s semi-final.

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The Dragons Den-style event saw founders deliver 30 second pitches followed by questions from the panel.

Winners of the semi-final included event-organising platform Pickevent, kids’ product marketplace StorkUp and community renting site Flat Club.

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The panel included Tim Kay from KPMG, Daniel Glazer from Fried Frank, Gerard Grech from Tech City UK and Adizah Tejani from Level39.

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Startup supper

The event was held in Moorgate’s Eight Club, with drinks and dinner provided for the pitchers and panel.

The pitching was followed by a party, during which the finalists were announced to a nervous crowd.

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The full list of semi-final winners is as follows:

I Can Make

Night Zookeeper

Flat Club

One Minute London

StorkUp

Winerist

Glownet

Sport One to One

Pickevent

JEETLY

MyBeautyCompare

Runnit

The final will take place in April – more details to follow soon.

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