Apply for Pitch@Palace 10.0
Applications for Pitch@Palace 10.0 are open. Applications will close on Monday 10 September.
Pitch@Palace 10.0 has a broad Technology theme and will discover entrepreneurs and companies that have identified opportunity in the following areas:
The mentoring sessions provide applicants to the Pitch@Palace programme the opportunity to network with Pitch@Palace Elevators, who can help develop your business idea, and for Pitch@Palace Alumni to provide an insight on the programme ahead of the Pitch@Palace On Tour events.
Entrepreneurs will network and meet in small groups to discuss their business idea.
In the run up to Pitch@Palace Boot Camp, three Pitch@Palace On Tour events provide Entrepreneurs from across the United Kingdom with the opportunity to learn about the Pitch@Palace programme, connect to local stakeholders and receive mentoring to develop their businesses.
The winners from each Pitch@Palace On Tour event are selected to attend Pitch@Palace Boot Camp.
Pitch@Palace Boot Camp provides 42 Entrepreneurs with the opportunity to hear from leading industry experts and Pitch@Palace Alumni, as well as receiving support and mentoring. All participants are asked to Pitch to a Panel of Judges, who will select 12 Entrepreneurs to Pitch for three minutes at the Pitch@Palace main event. The rest of the Entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to Pitch for 30 seconds at the main Pitch@Palace event.
The Pitch@Palace People’s Choice Award is an opportunity to showcase all 42 Entrepreneurs participating in Pitch@Palace that have been selected to attend Boot Camp. Each Entrepreneur competes for the Pitch@Palace People’s Choice Award in the run up to the main Pitch@Palace event via a dedicated website where the public can learn more about each of the Entrepreneurs’ and vote for their favourite Entrepreneur. The winner of the Pitch@Palace People’s Choice Award vote is announced at the main Pitch@Palace event.
Each round of Pitch@Palace culminates in a final event in London. All 42 Entrepreneurs who attend Boot Camp have the opportunity to attend the event. 12 Entrepreneurs are selected to give a three minute Pitch to an influential Audience from the worlds of entrepreneurship, technology, media and investment. The other Entrepreneurs Pitch for 30 seconds each, introducing their business to the Audience.
The winners of Pitch@Palace are determined by an audience vote. The winner of the People’s Choice Award is also announced at the event.