Sunday, 24 May 2015

FUSION HIVE: skignz secures new offices

skignz are delighted to say that we will be relocating our HQ & UK offices to Fusion Hive.

We anticipate moving in in early August 2015 and look forward to welcoming our clients, partners and friends. 

Due to the recent investment and expansion of skignz, we required not only more room but we were looking for somewhere that would provide us with an environment to thrive in. 

Other tech & digitally focussed companies will also be in the same building and we looking forward to creating a relaxing, yet productive environment for us all to benefit from.

skignz has secured the top floor (left of the core) as shown in the top picture, providing us with a large open plan office space and high speed internet connection.

Also fantastic views across the the River Tees, Teesdale, Durham University & Stockton Riverside College.

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Friday, 22 May 2015

THINKING DIGITAL 2015 - skignz Start-up WINNERS!

The 2.5 day THINKING DIGITAL 2015 was again held at The SAGE in Gateshead. skignz involvement started the day earlier with a start-up bootcamp where 12 businesses had been shortlisted to pitch at Campus North, the home of Ignite 100.

skignz had 3 mins and 5 slides to pitch an audience of circa 100 plus a judging panel of five. 

skignz was one of the two finalists chosen along side Bristlr (Tinder for men with beards).

With Bristlr receiving the judges nomination and skignz receiving the most votes in the peoples vote.

The two companies were then invited to deliver their 'pitches' at the main TDC2015 the next day. During the final afternoon session and with an audience of over 500 and with a huge audience watching on the live feed. Bristlr and skignz pitched.... with the audience voting for their choice.

skignz WON, for the 2nd time in a little over a week skignz won the main award. The rest of the vent was spent giving interviews to various audiences, including TV, press and tech publications. 

Please see this link for one of them with Tech City Insider -

The rest of the day included a dinner in central Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK and the following day networking and watching the many different speakers. All in all, a wonderful experience, excellent presenters and fantastic networking with some really interesting people, all topped off with a skignz WIN! #tdc15

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Wednesday, 13 May 2015

skignz: Overall WINNERS of 'pitch@ignite 2015'

skignz are delighted to announce that we were confirmed Overall WINNERS of 'pitch@ignite 2015', celebrating the latest UK most disruptive Tech start-ups.

skignz was one of a shortlisted five companies who were given the opportunity to pitch their 'disruptive tech' in front of a very salubrious audience and esteemed Judges from KTN, Rugby World Cup 2015 and UK Capital.

The event was 'live streamed' on to twitter through Meercat, with plenty of audience & judges questions, prior to the final deliberations and skignz being announced as the eventual WINNERS!.

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