The Pitch 2017 judges

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 2022 programme. If you want to back Britain’s brightest startups, please contact our commercial manager at


Sage makes managing your business’s finances quick and easy. Create and track invoices, manage your cash flow, and cut down on admin, so that you can get on with bossing your business.

Sage is designed for small business owners and sole traders, simplifying the process of submitting your tax and allowing you to share access with your accountant.

The Sage team will be supporting our startups through this year’s programme, giving expert advice on how to organise your finances and grow your business.


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Crowdfunding platform Crowdcube believes in “Funding the Wonderful”, supporting entrepreneurs who dream big, push at the edges and want to challenge the status quo.

Crowdcube has helped over 1,300 high growth businesses successfully fundraise, including The Pitch alumni like Small Robot Company and Rockit, and more than £1bn has been invested on the platform to date!

Crowdcube is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (No. 650205).


SimpleWeb - The Pitch 2021

Whether you want an immersive app to showcase your brand, an online marketplace or a home for your community, Simpleweb can work with you to build whatever it is you need to make your business a success.

Simpleweb have worked with an impressive range of startups, scale-ups and not-for-profit organisations to create dynamic software and apps.

Simpleweb also supports new startups through small seed investments and forming innovative partnerships. Got a game-changing idea? See how they can help.


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.


FounderCatalyst‘s team can provide help at all stages of your funding journey, from fixed-price specialist legal documents, investor management through to advice on funding sources. Learn more about SEIS and EIS advance assurance, speak with specialist lawyers and more.

FounderCatalyst’s founders are also active seed investors and have made 40-plus investments over the last two years.

They’re offering free 30-minute sessions to help startups  in The Pitch community land their  funding – find out more and book a session here. You can also get 10% off using this link.

Huckletree Workspace

Huckletree is a co-working space on a mission to help the most innovative companies, from startup right the way through to MNE. With locations in London, Manchester and Dublin, Hucklespace provides seven sector themed workspaces in the UK and Ireland. Each is designed to help teams work, collaborate, meet and make an impact in their sector.

They first opened in 2014 and since then have successfully curated ecosystems from the ground up, supporting over 5,000 member businesses on their growth journey.

Origin Workspace

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Origin Workspace is a Bristol-based co-working space for freelancers, businesses and remote workers. It’s designed to be more than just a desk and network connection – there’s a lounge space, meeting rooms and networking events to make sure everyone feels like part of the community.

Partner with us in 2021

In 2021, we’re on a mission to give 3,000 startups the tools they need to secure investment. Interested in supporting our programme? Get in touch with the team via our company contact page.

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