The Investing Women Ambition Award is open for entries now until the 1st December!
Ambition is for early stage female led ideas (or start-ups) and comes with an impressive support package for winners.
This year they have split the competition into categories and all that’s needed to enter is a 1-2 min pitch video outlining the idea/business.
- Women in STEM
- Young Entrepreneur of the Year
- Social Innovator
- Education and Training
- Student Award
- Ambition Award
Entry information can be found here http://www.investingwomen.co.uk/accelerateher2018/competition-information/
Deloitte are launching an exciting initiative for cocnnecting start-ups in Scotland with investors with a Pitching Event.
The Pitching Event
Start-ups are invited to promote themselves at this innovative pitching event on Tuesday 25 April.
The purpose is to connect people to the latest in the technology industry, and to support Scotland’s start-ups by providing them with access to high profile clients and investors.
Held in Deloitte’s Agile Digital Studio in Edinburgh, they want to hear from 5-10 of today’s most disruptive start-ups focusing on “Innovating in the Digital Era.”
Event Format – Pitch and Network
The event will be informal with plenty of networking opportunities, and approximately 50 investors, Deloitte practitioners and clients attending. The event will be in a pitch format, with every start-up giving a brief presentation about their business and how it is affecting the enterprise. Each start-up will have their own station (screen and a small table) so attendees can get hands-on experience with the technologies being featured.
The winning pitch will be selected by a panel of 3 judges. The prize will be promotion by Deloitte, and increased visibility to clients and investors. The selected winner will also be awarded short-listing for investment through our ‘Scottish Kick Start a Start-Up’ secondment scheme. This involves placing one of our Scottish business analysts into a start-up venture on a three month investment basis. One of their analysts recently finished a secondment with Ada College (National College for Digital Skills) and the partnership was featured in The Times.
How to apply
Please submit a five-minute or less video pitch of the start-up(s), along with a short description of the company’s details, including turnover and employees to shegallagher@Deloitte.co.uk.
Access the event flyer here.