Thames Valley

ConnectTVT, the Reading-based platform connecting and championing the Thames Valley’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and tech economy, has unveiled its latest cohort of 50 Game Changers in the Thames Valley.

Working with EY and Oracle, ConnectTVT collaborated with regional incubators and accelerators, universities and investors to collate this year’s list of 50 Game Changers.

The cohort includes early stage startups including take-away food ratings platform Fungry, and clean-eating snack brand Primal Pantry; as well as established, fast-growing scaleups such as data, business insight and engagement tools provider Artesian.

ConnectTVT founder Louize Clarke said: “People always ask me what makes a Game Changer – it’s not about highest turnover companies, but those championing change. We need to encourage a diverse mix of businesses across our innovation layers. There’s so much more work to do, starting with more affordable incubation space.”

Richard Baker, managing partner at EY in the Thames Valley agreed, stating that the time has come for government, third parties and the local business community to collaborate in order to create a unified strategy. Doing so, he said, will help to “foster and attract the next generation of Game Changers”.

The companies that named in this year’s list are as follows:

AgriBusiness

Airbyte

Altitude Angel

Artesian

BakedIn

Bink

Black Swan

Blue Array

City Farm Systems

Cycle.Land

Datasift

EchoMany

Ecrebo

Enswarm

Fantoo

Fungry

GeoCento

Gooseberry Planet

Grabagardener

Ignite Data

Intelligent Health

Isansys

Kemurisense

Kymira

League of Her Own

MeVitae

Mix Up Reality

Oxford Nanopore Technologies

Open Cosmos

Passle

Power Market

Primal Pantry

Project Tide

Prolific

RazorSecure

Real Towns

Red Box Mobile

SafetoNet

Snaffling Pig

Solutions4Health

Sponsure

Take Stock

TalkAbout Guides

ThanksBox

Think Engineer

Tocabot

Tracker Sense

Venntro

Volume

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