The Pitch

Apply for The Pitch 2018

Start your application to The Pitch today to win a money-can’t-buy mentoring package and national exposure. Participants get the chance to attend free boot camps. The day-long events include access to a professional pitching coach, practical workshops and an opportunity to build confidence and gain validation from your peers.

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More than just a competition, the purpose of The Pitch is to educate, empower and enable entrepreneurs to succeed. We do this by providing expert support in the critical areas for business success: sales, marketing, finance, technology, legal and people.

The application is divided into two stages, the first takes an average of 5 minutes and 32 seconds to complete.

What our contestants think

Paola Dyboski-Bryant

Paola Dyboski-Bryant
Dr Zigs

“It’s a seriously valuable experience. Learnt loads, was totally inspired and made great contacts along the way. It’s the best small business competition out there.”

Gareth Craven

Gareth Craven
Hire an Artist

“The people and the environment are so incredible, even if you don’t win, even if you don’t get a prize, there’s nothing else quite like it.”

Liam Dickerson

Liam Dickerson

“Everybody wins at The Pitch. We got to hone our knowledge and perfect our pitches with some great entrepreneurs.”

The Pitch 2018 judges

Rob Law, Trunki


Mehjabeen Patrick, Creative England

Gemma Taylor, Propel by Deloitte

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