Pitchfest 2017 – deadline extended to 9th December

Pitchfest is your opportunity to undertake expert pitch training provided by the Knowledge Transfer Network, with 10 finalists pitching live from the main stage at Venturefest East Midlands 2017 to a room of investors.

Venturefest 2105The Venturefest network was established by Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network in 2014 to:

  • Drive more successful commercialisation of research and innovation
  • Promote faster growing, innovative businesses that are well integrated into both local and international supply chains
  • Draw together local innovation ecosystems to help people achieve their aims more effectively
  • Strengthen the capacity of local innovation ecosystems to adapt to new ways of using innovation and technology to stay ahead of the speed of change in technology and business ideas
  • Provide businesses and entrepreneurs and their local business communities with an established and recognised platform to promote their ideas

The overall winner of the Pitchfest competition will receive a business support package worth £10,000 and all 10 finalists will receive a pod expo stand at Venturefest East Midlands worth £295 + VAT.

For more information on Venturefest East Midlands and how to apply for the Pitchfest competition, visit the Venturefest East Midlands website.