The date is set! The winner of #GetStarted2014 will be announced on Monday 15th September, watch this space!

We’re also pleased to announce that TLT, the award winning national law firm, will provide the winner with £2,000 worth of free legal support to ensure their venture is set up properly from the outset and their key relationships are documented.

The winning startup idea, as chosen by our expert panel of judges, will receive:

  • £25,000 worth of support from Simpleweb
  • A customised marketing plan from Onboardly worth $15,000
  • A place on the Rackspace Startup Program worth £15,900
  • £2,000 worth of legal advice from TLT

Rackspace will also be offering a special prize to the runners up in second and third place. More on that next week!

Thanks to everyone who entered, voted and shared #GetStarted2014.

We saw over 150 brilliant startup ideas from all over the world, with over 6000 votes.

A big shoutout to the top 10 finalists who showed off their ability to create real traction around their ideas. While there can only be one winner, we know all of the finalists will do well.

You can see the 10 finalists’ video pitches here. Tell us who your favourite is!

The competition is now closed but don’t forget, you can keep submitting your ideas at for the chance to find new users, test your market and get your idea in front of investors.

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