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Search launched for "start-up stars" of 2013

Technology entrepreneurs are being offered the chance to win a residency at ecommerce incubator the Zoo Project as part of a competition to find the "start-up stars" of 2013.

The contest, which has been launched by international performance marketing and technology company Tradedoubler, is offering winners a year's rent and rates-free office space at the Zoo Project in central London.

Successful applicants will also receive mentoring from performance marketing experts, access to advertisers and networking opportunities with other Zoo Project companies.

The incubator, which was launched in December 2011, is currently home to more than 20 people from 11 start-ups.

Entries will be judged by a panel of "dragons" including marketing and business experts from companies such as Tesco and British Gas.

Dan Cohen, Tradedoubler regional director for the UK and Ireland, said: "Helping new digital businesses to grow and thrive is very rewarding and keeps us at the forefront of the latest thinking.

"The fact that we can share our technology and revenue-generating expertise and our connections with some of the most successful brands in the world makes this a fantastic opportunity for any new business that wants to accelerate its growth potential."

Applications must be submitted via www.thezooproject.co.uk by 31 March.

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