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The Pitch partners

Our partners help to make The Pitch happen. We work with organisations that share our values and help startups succeed. It means that The Pitch stays completely free – plus you get awesome discounts, free trials and more when you enter.

We’re currently talking to partners about our 2024 programme. If you want to back Britain’s brightest startups, please contact our programme manager Chris at

Headline partners

Sage are powering entrepreneurs to reach their financial ambitions by providing the tools they need to make accounting simple. Their team will offer The Pitch contestants finance advice to get their businesses bossing it in 2023.

Discover more about their accounting software solutions for small businesses here.

Currys Business will be offering their advice to help this year’s Pitch participants find the right technology products and services for them.

With over 30,000 different business products available, they’ve got a solution to whatever you need. Find out more about their tailored solutions here.

Vodafone Business helps businesses of every size to embrace positive change through digital communications technologies.

Their V-Hub brings expert guidance, knowledge, tools and training to help small businesses thrive. They also offer free one-to-one guidance for support on all kinds of digital topics, from building an online presence to managing security risks, and provide a blend of technology products and services for small businesses.


Seedrs is Europe’s leading private investment platform, enabling investment in startups, VCs, and secondary share sales, as well as operating one of the most active secondary markets in the world.

Republic and Seedrs have supported over 1,300 companies and have over 2.5 million users across 100 countries, offering end-to-end services to support the fundraising journey of fast-growing businesses.

Agora provides market-leading talent to startups. Recruitment is one of the most important processes a business can go through. Agora makes sure you get it right by combining unique market insight and complete transparency with fast-paced delivery.

Find out more about their recruitment and executive search services, which include flexible payment plans for startups.

Tide is the leading provider of UK SME business accounts and one of the fastest-growing FinTechs in the UK.

With over 500,000 business owners choosing them to take care of their finances, all of Tide’s solutions are built with SMEs in mind. Learn more about their business account plans here.

HelpBnk is an online platform that allows entrepreneurs to connect and get the help they need for free.

On a mission to help 10 million people start and grow a business, HelpBnk is founded by Simon Squibb: an angel investor, mentor and entrepreneur.

Inkwell are the proud owners of The Pitch. We’re a Bristol-based content marketing agency, with a specialism in creating educational content and programmes for small business owners.

To learn more about what Inkwell does, visit our website here.

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