CFE Inaugural Investor Demo Day

One month on, we are still buzzing from our inaugural Investor Demo Day, which featured a select lineup of NEF+ programme alumni raising pre-seed or seed round funding. We were delighted to be able to share some of the very best of the entrepreneurial talent that have graduated from our programmes and are now ready to take investment.

Our NEF+ start-up founders pitched their businesses during the evening, kindly hosted by Rathbones in London, providing investors with a unique opportunity to engage with some of the UK’s most exciting start-ups. Presenting companies:

Amino – Mission-driven digital nutrition brand on a quest to transform global human health and performance by utilising the hidden power of amino acids.
Curb – Predictive technology for behaviour change.
Don’t Shop Swap – An online service that helps Gen Z use their unused clothes to earn tokens called ‘Swap Coins’ to spend on preloved fashion.
Earlybird – SaaS solution automating the employment support sector using conversational AI and voice – Gamifying the recruitment process to attract and select best candidates.
Niya – Platform connecting underrepresented people to job, training and mentorship opportunities at global organisations.
Omami – We make feeding your kids healthy foods the easiest part of your day.
Polishpad – Online booking platform for nail services across the UK.
Sunday Care Therapy – Money saving rehab-led Care at hospital discharge.
Voda – The LGBTQIA+ Mental Wellness App
YapYap – Location based app for city dog parents powered by AI
Yendy – Functional, high-performing skincare using directly sourced African superfoods and active ingredients, based on scientific evidence .

It was a great opportunity to learn from industry insiders, network with like-minded entrepreneurs and investors, as well as to support the latest generation of founders.

We plan to run more of these events in the future, and extend participation to founders from CFE’s other networks. To register your interest, email CFE CEO Tim Barnes: