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Minerva Birmingham Pitch Up

The West Midlands' premier pitching competition is open for applications.

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Ambitious businesses, apply now to boost your investment skills and profile. Organised by the Centre for Growth at Aston University, University of Birmingham Enterprise, and Minerva at the University of Warwick Science Park, this 9-year competition has connected over 200 entrepreneurs with investors, helping to secure over £65,000,000 in investments for the region's small businesses.

Don't miss out—refine your pitch, impress investor panels, and compete for the Best Pitch Award in front of a live audience of investors and entrepreneurs.

The competition begins with pitch preparation, helping to refine your investment pitch. Judging rounds follow, where you pitch directly to a panel of investors, receiving valuable feedback on your presentation. Then comes the public final, hosted at Venturefest West Midlands, where the best business pitches compete in front of a live audience of investors and entrepreneurs to win the Best Pitch Award.

For ambitious entrepreneurs, this is an opportunity to: 
Taking part in the Minerva Birmingham Pitch Up is a great opportunity to grow.

Not only will you be putting yourself in front of an audience of investors looking for businesses to back, you will be developing your ability to compose and deliver a pitch that is both engaging and appealing.

There are other benefits too improve self-confidence, skills and networks that can help further your business in the future.

For tips for Success, and Guidelines for your Pitch click here.

Deadline for registration: 1st December 2023

To find out more and to Apply now click here.