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The Pitch 2019 applications are open!

Sound the klaxon… We’re now taking applications for The Pitch 2019!

At The Pitch, we celebrate startups with amazing stories. We aim to educate and enable you to take your business to the next level, whether you’re looking to build confidence or learn from industry leaders.

It takes less than 10 minutes to apply for The Pitch and it’s completely free.

Want to dive right in? Start your application now.

What to expect from The Pitch

Once the application process is closed, we pick our top 300 businesses to go to free, day-long boot camps. You’ll work with a coach to perfect your pitch, attend finance, sales and marketing workshops, and eventually give a two-minute pitch to your peers. It’s a relaxed, informal day where you’ll learn new skills and meet other founders who are in exactly the same boat as you.

The top 15 startups go through to our grand final in London, where you’ll give your pitch to a live audience of startups and industry experts. A money-can’t-buy package of mentoring and support is up for grabs for the winner, and you’ll enjoy a night of pizza, drinks and merriment afterwards.

Our past winners

The Pitch attracts an incredible mix of startups each year, spanning cities, stages and sectors. We’ve had language apps and roboteers, bakers and chilli paste creators. Startups who inspire us to eat more wonky veg and drink more rum. Entrepreneurs revolutionising how we approach advertising, rental agents and underwear. Whatever your business, there’s something for you at The Pitch.

Take a look at some of past Pitch champions:

Want to take advantage of these amazing offers? Everyone who enters The Pitch gets access to our exclusive deals. The top 300 go to free boot camps and the finalists get a money-can’t-buy package of mentoring and support.

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Kat Haylock

Kat Haylock

Kat is the head of content and community at Box 2 Media, the company behind The Pitch. She's worked with small businesses for the last four years, championing Britain's startup scene and anyone who has snacks.

Join us on Thursday 21st November 2019 for The Pitch Final as 15 of the UK’s best startups pitch their businesses! Network with our judges, entrepreneurs, investors and journalists - get your tickets now!

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