Innovate UK EDGE Pitchfest supports innovative and ambitious UK small to medium sized businesses to get investment ready and develop their investor pitch in order to help raise finance.

What does Innovate UK EDGE Pitchfest offer?

  • Two-days of comprehensive pitch training
  • Access to leading pitch and investment experts
  • Bespoke support from a dedicated innovation and growth specialist
  • An opportunity to build a clear, compelling and credible investment proposition
  • Supercharge your elevator pitch and build a persuasive investor pitch
  • Understand how to find investors in your region and across the UK
  • Gain experience by testing your pitch in front of real investors and receive constructive no-risk feedback

Is your business eligible for Pitchfest?

Innovate UK EDGE is looking for UK registered, high-growth potential innovative small to medium sized businesses interested in internationalisation and seeking to raise c. £500k of investment (over the next 24 months). If you are seeking to raise less, please make a case when describing your investment plan.
Your business will need to be looking to test your pitch to investors (Business Angel / Venture Capital finance), with a minimum of £100k in turnover / sales pipeline / route to market secured.
Businesses can have up to 500 staff (unless in Northern Ireland, when the limit is 250).
Find out more here

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