What a night
250 people, six judges & Three New Things came, saw & collided
And One New Thing became the people’s champion
Go Three Over Seven!
So what’s it all about?
How the room rolled on the night
Percentage on the night7%
Percentage on the night39%
Three Over Seven
Percentage on the night54%
Three over Seven is 2014’s One New Thing
Three over Seven is a retail footwear tech innovation of Cinderella-like proportion, bringing the precision of individual shoe tailoring to both your instep and doorstep. And if you think the idea of ‘no socks in shoes’ stinks, this New Thing comes with a new fabric that cuts the mustard.Winners' website Winners' presentation
Buffalo grid has been voted 2nd place New Thing
Buffalo grid puts the power of the sun into the hands of African Entrepreneurs in off grid areas and rewrites the contract on growth inspiring connectivity – with the scale and reach to deliver a seismic nudge in even the most stubborn of emerging world economies.Winners' website Winners' presentation
CubeSat has been voted 3rd place New Thing
CubeSat, the brain child of Phillip Keane delivers a people-powered 3D space-based connectivity solution to everyone out there without a NASA budget – giving everyone from local universities to third world economies the ability to use the big picture from space to propel their ambitions outwards and upwards.
Its potential to unlock the computing and connectivity potential space-based ‘seeing’ is truly infinite This is a seismic nudge in waiting.Winners' presentation
Each of our 3 New Things win: £25,000 of business telecoms, the support of Sir Richard Branson and mentoring with the Virgin Media Business Senior Management Team.
7 shortlisted entries we just had to share.
Each one of this is worthy of a world of exploration all by themselves.
If a customer nudges one of these we’ll build a special sandpit session around unlocking its commercial potential.
Advanced home heating controller, reducing waste and offering savings on energy bills. More advanced than nest due to ability to learn users movements, and individual hardware on individual radiators, rather then just the boiler.
Intelligent voice assistant technology, integrated into e-commerce apps, so users can buy products just by speaking.
Personalised learning tool combining a range of education methods for online platforms, as well as p2p functionality.
Free online tool allowing viewers of video blogs ('vlogs') to click on tagged items to find out more info and purchase instantly for themselves.
New recruitment tool that recruits for abilities such as Emotional Intelligence and Social Integrity.
Audio recognition platform to detect sounds such as smoke alarms, criminal activity or babies crying, alerting home owners or businesses immediately.
Instant messaging platform that removes the language barrier so users can type, translate and chat from their mobile.
And now the
hard work begins…
The event is over.
But the collisions continue.
We’re going to be spending the next few months helping our Three New Things propel themselves into the world and make their seismic nudge real. We hope you’ll join us in following their journey. And before too long we’ll be revealing details about the 2015 event.
In the meantime, thanks to everyone who helped us join the dots, reveal the bigger picture and make this happen.
And here’s to the year 2015.