Photospire Selected for the TrueStart Funding Program

Photospire are delighted to announce their success in being chosen to join TrueStart – the London based retail and fashion accelerator specifically designed for retail, consumer and fashion entrepreneurs.

Over 200 companies from around the world applied for six coveted places and Photospire joins five other exciting retail start-ups all being guided by the TrueStart team.

TrueStart only invests in retail, consumer and fashion start-ups, which means they provide sector specialist support to accelerate the growth and trajectory of companies. As well as funding the program includes access to a global network of retailers, support from the experienced TrueStart team and a wide range of mentors, legal and accounting services as well as fantastic office space.

CEO Ger O’Meara is delighted to be one of the winning six – “Being chosen for the TrueStart accelerator programme has already proved invaluable to Photospire. In the last two weeks alone we have met investors, retailers and experts that all believe in what we are doing and are here to help us bring Photospire to the masses."

Photospire – Retail Week Live 2015 Innovation Campus Finalists

As one of the 12 Innovation Campus finalists at Retail Week Live Photospire unveiled their personalised, automated video generator platform to the retail industry.

CEO Ger O’Meara showcased the power of Photospire to leading retailers on one of the main stages while the team ran demos to retailers from the Photospire stand in the main exhibition hall.  The feedback and exposure that Photospire gained over the two days was invaluable.

Retail Week Live 2015 brought together business leaders to exchange experiences and ideas to shape the future of the retail industry. Now in its 24th year, the event attracted more than 1,000 people across two jam-packed days and featured more than 100 inspiring speakers. The event drew industry leaders, visionaries and innovators together to explore the trends that will shape British industry and the retail sector in the years ahead.

Photospire was delighted to be a part of this year’s event and would like to thank the organisers Eccomplished, Haatch and Retail Week for this great opportunity.