Fireside Chat with Notion.VC and Startup Pitch

Tuesday, August 8, 2023, 5:00 – 8:00 PM UTC

including FREE Mentor Office Hours with Zilter Techspace Shoreditch 25 Luke Street Greater London, EC2A 4DS

Hybrid event
Fireside Chat
Panel Discussion
Pitch Battle

About this event

Join us on the 8th August for an exhilarating startup event designed to ignite your entrepreneurial journey and catapult your dreams to new heights! 

Notion Capital just announced their €300m Venture Fund V and a new General Partner Itxaso Del Palacio who will be joining us for a fireside chat.

Itxaso Del Palacio is an entrepreneur, investor, and educator with a diverse background that includes a decade of classical ballet, working at DaimlerChrysler, a master's in engineering, and a PhD in Entrepreneurship. She joined Notion in 2018 and is committed to helping build the best enterprise technology portfolio in Europe. Del Palacio has invested in over a dozen businesses, taught entrepreneurship to around 2,000 students, and is passionate about supporting entrepreneurs. She loves meeting founders who captivate her with their vision and business ideas. Additionally, she teaches spinning classes at Virgin Active.

This is also your chance to showcase your early-stage startup in front of esteemed investors and a panel of industry experts like Isabel Fox from Outsized Ventures and Shosh Shetty from Thim Ventures.

To participate as a startup, simply click on the provided link here and complete the application form.

With some basic details we also require you to submit a maximum 60-second video pitch via the integrated Zilter platform in the form. Show us your passion, demonstrate the potential of your product or service, and leave us in awe of your ingenuity!

Apply now

Why should you apply:

The chosen ten startups will take center stage during the event, gaining invaluable exposure and the opportunity to connect with a diverse group of investors eagerly searching for groundbreaking ventures to support. You'll have the chance to pitch your ideas, receive feedback from seasoned experts, and forge potential partnerships that can fuel your startup's growth.

But the excitement doesn't stop there. As a selected startup, you'll also gain exclusive access to a private workshop, featuring one-on-one mentoring sessions with industry veterans. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to learn from experienced professionals who have navigated the challenging startup landscape and emerged triumphant.

This event is the ultimate launching pad for early-stage startups, offering you a platform to shine, connect, and accelerate your entrepreneurial journey. Don't miss out on this extraordinary chance to make your mark and propel your startup towards unprecedented success.

Apply now, unleash your potential, and seize the opportunity to become the next rising star in the startup ecosystem!

Techspace discount for Startup Grind community

Techspace is a flexible office provider for some of the most innovative and ambitious tech companies. Its 7 locations across London and Berlin have become home to a growing European community of 3,500+ members, 75 tech teams and stunning event spaces ready for hire. 

For any events held at The Lightwell or The Loading Bay from now till 31st August, the Startup Grind community can enjoy 50% off space bookings. Email with 'Startup Grind Referral' in the title.

Check out what happened


  • Itxaso del Palacio, PhD

    Notion Capital

    General Partner

  • Shosh Shetty

    Thim Ventures



  • Abhishek Nakhate





Tuesday, August 8, 2023
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM UTC

Venue map


  • Prem Sangeet Petar Savic

    Supreme Factory

    London Director

  • James Lethem



  • Dec McLaughlin

    Startup Grind Scotland


  • Roux Reabow



  • Elina Agrawal


  • Patrycja Maksymowicz

    Open Solutions Global

    Founder/ MD

  • Weronika Adkonis

    Marketing Manager

  • Rohan Sesetti


  • Sam Adekunle

    Grone Collective

    Head of Special Projects & Initiatives