23/05/2012 - The Pitch - Reminder of Imminent Deadline (UK)
Applications for the 2012 round of The Pitch, an annual competition which aims to find the UK's most exciting and innovative small companies and entrepreneurial talent, continue to be accepted.
Successful entrepreneurs will be chosen from five regions to present their product or service, with five winners plus a wildcard entry selected to go through to a live grand final in London. Business ideas may be in any field; however, the judges will assess all pitches by looking for innovation, engagement with customers, sound financial and business planning, and an understanding of where the opportunities exist in the market for the product or service.
The winning entrepreneur will receive a package of business support prizes worth £50,000. Every entrant who takes part in The Pitch will receive expert advice on their business idea, guidance on their business plan and access to a range of business resources. Each finalist will also receive extensive media coverage.
To enter, businesses must be based in the UK, established for less than three years at the time of entry and employ no more than 20 members of staff.
The contest comprises regional heats taking place in the summer, followed by a grand final later in the year.
The deadline for receipt of applications is 31 May 2012.
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Source: thepitchuk.com, 23/05/2012
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