Pitch@Palace On Tour Belfast – Entrepreneur Profiles

Becca Hume Designs (E+Press)

DESCRIBE YOUR ROADMAP TO SUCCESS

Full of twists and turns, rewarding while gut wrenchingly frustrating yet satisfying! The importance of talking your project over with many is wise – without giving all your precious ideas away, seek counsel – develop good business relationships and don’t be afraid to ask ‘stupid questions.

WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO GET OUT OF YOUR INVOLVEMENT IN PITCH@PALACE?

  • Greater exposure for the app/platform as it gains traction amongst the Blue Light community and Emergency Services Network (ESN) – namely BT/EE.
  • To be successful in attracting additional funding, enabling great development of the product and connectivity with wearable tech.
  • Meeting influencers, philanthropists – anyone and all who would like to see our product come to market for the greater good.

GIVE YOUR TOP 3 TIPS FOR ANY STARTUP THAT IS CONSIDERING APPLYING OR HAS APPLIED TO PITCH@PALACE

  1. Read every email that comes into your in-box from Pitch@Palace and respond positively to it :0)
  2. Have enough belief in your idea/project that it deserves to be heard and given a fair appraisal.
  3. Pitch@Palace is a fantastic opportunity to get your proposition in front of the people who can help bring it to market!

PointEnergy

DESCRIBE YOUR ROADMAP TO SUCCESS

We are currently working closely with two local manufacturing companies to prove the energy saving that we can deliver to our customer. Once this is validated, we will then use these user reports to seek investments. We recently won the INVENT 2016 competition electronic category, so this help also help us to attract investment and more customers.

WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO GET OUT OF YOUR INVOLVEMENT IN PITCH@PALACE?

Make more people know point energy, and received feedback on our technology, strategy, and future plan. This is also a good opportunity to know other people both locally and nationally.

GIVE YOUR TOP 3 TIPS FOR ANY STARTUP THAT IS CONSIDERING APPLYING OR HAS APPLIED TO PITCH@PALACE

  1. Show key information on the single slide.
  2. Talk to as many people as possible.
  3. Rehearse the pitch 30+ times, and make sure only key information is delivered.