Calling all tech innovators and entrepreneurs! Applications are now open for Pitchfest.

  • Pitching competition to be held at South West Innovation Expo – 14th October 2021, Sandy Park, Exeter
  • Early-stage start-ups, innovators and tech entrepreneurs invited to apply for funding from a group of investors.
  • Selected businesses will also be given guidance and training before the event.
  • Applications need to be made before close of play on Wednesday 30th June.

Early stage start-ups, innovators and tech entrepreneurs are invited to apply for Pitchfest, a pitching competition run as part of South West Innovation Expo on 14th October 2021 at Sandy Park, Exeter. Successful applicants will have the chance to present their start-up or innovation to an audience of investors, business leaders and other entrepreneurs.

Pitchfest offers start-up companies 5-minute slots to present their business as well as a free exhibition stand providing them with additional opportunities to meet and network with SW Innovation Expo delegates

All applicants to Pitchfest will be invited to take part in a virtual investor readiness training day with training sessions from SETsquared, MAINStream and the Universities of Plymouth and Falmouth.

Only 15 will be selected from the training day to go through to Pitchfest at SW Innovation Expo on 14th October.

Applications for Pitchfest can be made here: