Meet the Techies Finalist: SEIKK

By Ben Carey on 6 October, 2022

With the 2022 Techies Awards now under two weeks away, The Business Exchange is sharing some insights into this year’s finalists, in their own words.

Business Name: SEIKK

Award category finalists for:

  • Best User Experience
  • Using Tech to Transform Business

“Serving over 1M men online, SEIKK is a marketplace in the form of an aspirational lifestyle magazine, that’s making eCommerce more exciting, through integrated, personalised shopping experiences.

“In simple terms, we’re a hybrid of Farfetch and GQ Magazine, for active gentlemen. SEIKK features stylish and adventurous editorials with Arc’teryx in Iceland, Bentley motors in the Faroe Islands and a

product catalogue of over 5,000 products (from clothing and equipment to whisky and furniture).

“The leadership team have over 15ys of experience in this sector (working with Billabong, Surfstitch Group, Ralph Lauren and Ogilvy), have driven start-ups to 8M (in 3 years) and to IPO.

“We have some early traction with over 1m GMV of sales, up to 20,000 monthly visitors and over 60,000 followers on Instagram. is a multiple awards finalist (including the Drapers Digital Awards) and is on the Startups.100 index.

“It feels awesome to be considered and recognised by the fabulous Swindon and Wiltshire tech community. 

“We’ve been close to winning a Techie a few times but never scooped a prize. It would be super cool to bag an award.

“We’ve shared the news on LinkedIn and on Instagram with our +60,000 followers. Very proud to be a finalist.” Charles de Paula, Founder 

The award ceremony and networking event will take place on Thursday 20th October 2022 at Sandstorm Studios, near Badbury, Swindon, from 7-10pm. Come along, meet the finalists, sponsors and judges, soak up the atmosphere as the winners are announced, and hear about the amazing tech innovation happening on our doorstep. 

Tickets for The Techies are available online to anyone who would like to attend and enjoy the benefits of networking with the area’s best and most innovative technology firms. Tickets cost £45 and include a drink, bowl food, the award ceremony and entertainment.

Order your tickets online via the Techies website: 

A huge thank you to our headline sponsor Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership and category sponsors Thrings, MonahansCatax GroupComputer Network Defence Ltd (CND)Elm WorkspaceBusiness Cyber CentreSETsquared Partnership  and All Boxed for making the awards possible.