Sopra Steria Chemistry Event - Application Form

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Thank you for your interest in the Sopra Steria Chemistry event, in association with the TechMarketView Innovation Partner Programme.

In order to be considered you must first apply to attend a pitch session by completing this application form and submitting it by 6pm Wednesday 13th November 2019. The pitch sessions will be held at Sopra Steria's London offices week commencing 9th December 2019. We will advise you if your application has been successful by Friday 22nd November. After we receive your application we may ask you to submit further information about your company to assist our evaluation.

Sopra Steria is looking for partners to work with in three 'challenge' areas:

  • Innovating Cyber Security
  • Identity Validation and Verification for the Public Sector
  • Transforming the Inspections Process

You can find detailed information on each challenge on the Chemistry page on the TechMarketView website here.

To be eligible to apply for the pitch session, you should:

  • be the Founder or CEO/MD of a privately held UK tech company
  • have an innovative solution in one or more of the three challenge areas
  • have a solution that is at least MVP stage and has been successfully deployed to one or more large clients
  • have ambitions to scale your business and generate substantial revenues in the future

There is no fee required to apply for or participate in the pitch session.

This form is most easily completed on a laptop or tablet though will also work with small form-factor devices. Please note that response boxes with a little triangle in the bottom right can be expanded to whatever size you need by clicking and dragging on the triangle. You can then insert multiple lines of text. Response boxes without a triangle are single line, for short amounts of text only.

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You can find further information about the TechMarketView Innovation Partner Programme Chemistry event, along with FAQs and terms and conditions, here, and further detail about the Sopra Steria Chemistry programme here.

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Company name *
(As registered at Companies House)

Company Number *
(As registered at Companies House)

HQ phone number *

Website address *

Twitter handle

Year founded *

Company description *
(Brief description of your company's products/services)


Challenge addressed *
(Please select the challenge area(s) your solution(s) apply to.)

Cyber security
(If you selected Innovating cyber security, briefly describe how your solution addresses this challenge and why it is useful in the current market)

Identity validation
(If you selected Identity validation and verification for the public sector, briefly describe how your solution addresses this challenge and why it is useful in the current market)

Transforming inspections
(If you selected Transforming the inspections process, briefly describe how your solution addresses this challenge and why it is useful in the current market)


Primary revenue source *
(Select from the drop-down list the primary source of your company's revenues)

Primary revenue source (explanation)
(Please add any explanation if needed)

Intellectual property *
(What proportion of your revenues do you consider to be attributable to your own intellectual property (IP))

Number of employees *
(How many people currently work for your company and how many of them are freelance contractors? )

Company ownership *
(Which of the following options best describes ownership of your company?)

Company control (explanation)
(Please add any explanation if needed)

Funding status *
(Please advise on funding to date and, if applicable, when and how much funding will be required at next round)

Revenue run rate *
(What is your CURRENT annualised headline revenue run rate?)

Revenue growth rate *
(How fast do you think your revenues will grow over the next three years (i.e. your expected CAGR)?)

Largest client *
(Who is your largest client and what is the current revenue run rate you derive from them?)

Technology/Service focus *
(What underpins the most important aspects of your proposition - technology or services? Please explain further in the 'Explanation' question following.)

Explanation *
(Please can you expand on your answer to the previous question.)


Sector focus *
(Please tick your current active sectors)

Sector focus (Explanation)
(Please add any further explanation of your previous answer if you need)

Geographical focus *
(Please tick your current active geographies)

Geographical focus (explanation)
(Please add any explanation if needed)

Market sweet spot *
(Briefly describe your company's market 'sweet spot' in terms of customer size, sector, geography, etc)


(What makes your solution special - even unique? What is it that truly differentiates your solution in the marketplace?)

Leverage *
(What is it you think we could do together that we can't do alone?)

Obstacles to growth *
(What are the main obstacles to your company's growth? Please select up to three)

(If Other, please explain)


First name *

Surname *

Position/Title *
(Please note that this application should only be completed by the company Founder or CEO/MD.)

Contact phone number *

Contact email address *

Source *
(How did you hear about the Sopra Steria Chemistry event?)

Source (Other)
(Please advise how you heard about the Sopra Steria Chemistry event if not from one of the sources above)

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The information in this form will be used by authorised TechMarketView and Sopra Steria personnel with a specific need to know to assist in the selection of applicants to participate in the Chemistry event. Applicant information will not be passed to third party organisations without permission from the applicant company.