Esme Caulfield

Competitions Lead

Tech Nation

About Esme

Esme is Competitions Lead at Tech Nation, where she founded and leads on Rising Stars, the UK’s most prestigious and impactful competition for Seed to pre-Series A tech companies. To date, Rising Stars has supported over 120 companies, 90% of whom are based outside London, and 40% of whom have female founders or co-founders.

Esme is deeply passionate about championing early stage tech companies from every corner of the UK, and an advocate for diversity and inclusion in tech, recently collaborating with Playfair Capital and Google for Startups on a virtual office hours event for over 250 female founders from across the UK and Europe.

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