PitchFest - What's it all about ?
PitchFest is an investment competition with a £5,000 cash prize and 12 months of support to realize your business plan.
It will also connect you with real investors, interested in your ideas.
This competition is open to any business or individual in the Yorkshire region looking for support to develop innovative ideas, or to get investment to grow your ideas.
STAGE 1 : Application
fill in the form on our website : www.venturefestyorkshire.net
Deadline for applications is 16th Sep ‘16
Workshop 30th Sep ‘16
10 – 12 potentially investor ready applicants will be invited along for a 1 day workshop.
STAGE 2 : Pitch-Off 7th Oct ‘16
• Closed session in front of the judging panel
• 5 minute pitches
• The Top 5 finalists will go forward to pitch at Venturefest Yorkshire 2016
STAGE 3 : the Live Finals @ Venturefest Yorkshire 2016 16th Nov ‘16
Public pitch competition : in the main auditorium, 11:00-12:00
• Peoples Prize’ : by audience vote
• Overall Winner : chosen by judging panel
- Cash prize of £5,000
- Plus a 12 months business support package
Connection to real investors :
'The Investors Lounge'
- Private meetings with interested investors
- 1 minute in our “elevator” with a real investor.
APPLY NOW : www.venturefestyorkshire.net