Have you got an amazing product or game-changing business idea? We want to hear from you! The Pitch is a competition that aims to give you the advice, support and inspiration you need along the way.

The Pitch is a competition that celebrates startups with amazing stories.

Enter for your chance to win a money-can’t-buy package of mentoring and support.


How does The Pitch work?

We choose 300 startups to take to our business boot camps, where you’ll learn key startup skills and have the chance to perfect your pitch. The top 15 will go on to pitch it out in front of an audience of entrepreneurs, journalists and investors in a live London finale.

What do I get?

Our winner gets exclusive mentoring and support from industry-leading names like Crowdcube’s Darren Westlake and Jimmy’s Iced Coffee’s Jim Cregan. As a contestant, you’ll also have the opportunity to meet key startup investors through The Pitch network, access exclusive deals and discounts, and get a tonne of great PR for your business.

When do applications close?

Applications close on the 31 July.

There are a limited number of spaces, so if you want the chance to take part, get your application in now!

If you’ve made it through to our bootcamp stage, we’ll be in touch to let you know what happens next.

And what are the other important dates?

We’ll announce the top 100 startups in August, they’ll attend free day-long boot camps in September (dates to be confirmed).

The Pitch Final will be held in early November.


How much does it cost?

Thanks to our incredible partners, The Pitch is completely free!


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