The Pitch Final shortlist

The Pitch 2018 top 16 startups announced

The Pitch Final brings together the top 16 startups from just over 500 entries. They will compete on the 11 October at Shoreditch Studios to be crowned the 2018 champion.

The event is judged by award-winning entrepreneurs like Perkbox founder Chieu Cao, Creative England CFO Mehjabeen Patrick and Moneypenny Ed Reeves. The winner receives a money-can’t-buy mentoring package from our judges and partners.

The top 16 startups from 2018


BizGive uses technology to enable consumer-led corporate giving, driving greater donation impact for ethical and business return.


The underwears your balls deserve.


YourTour lets anyone create hyperlocal GPS-guided augmented reality audio tours of anywhere via their phone in a matter of hours.


We formulate natural products for Afro and curly hair and are on the mission to become the number one household brand for people with darker skin tones.


London’s first wonky veg subscription box scheme, fighting food waste on farms.


Inidus are assembling a portfolio of SaaS health and care applications operating on a shared patient record system using openEHR.


Multi-award winning financial technology startup seeks to help people find money in what they previously considered worthless.


Scribeless combine one of the oldest forms of communications, handwriting, with one of the newest forms of critical thinking, robotics and AI, to help companies stand out more effectively than ever before.


We are disrupting the snack category by launching a ground-breaking innovation with the FIRST ever popped sorghum product in Europe.

City Girl Network

A fast-growing global social network helping young women call their cities home. We do this through events, a community-led online magazine and social forums.


We support members of the emergency services to achieve life-changing results through bespoke and expert coaching. We give back to people who give everything for us.


The most flexible co-working solution ever. WorkClub transforms empty spaces into a network of drop-in workspaces and meeting rooms for remote workers.


Activirosomes develops vaccines against infectious diseases; they are inherently safe and much quicker and cheaper than other methods.


The creative dating app, which celebrates personality over looks.


Follow your Blisscloud – your life, your yoga, your way.

Rejuvenation Water

Rejuvenation Water is the world’s first amino acid enriched spring water designed to provide essential nutrition and hydration whilst on-the-go.

The Pitch aims to educate, empower and enable entrepreneurs to succeed. We do this through an annual programme of support including online content, free boot camps and a final pitching event.

This isn’t about giving kudos to companies with huge investment or fanfare. The Pitch celebrates startups with amazing stories. Founders with grit and vision who are solving problems consumers are excited about. The entrepreneurs that have excelled in the early stages of their journey.

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Chris is founder and CEO of Box 2 Media, the company that runs The Pitch. He's a journalist and editor by trade, and his work has been featured by everyone from The Guardian and The Financial Times to Vice magazine.

The Pitch winner gets a money-can’t-buy package of mentoring, support and PR. The top 300 go to free boot camps and everyone that enters gets access to exclusive deals.

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