#Idea2Pitch returns as part of Bristol Technology Festival to support early-stage tech startups
#Idea2Pitch is a chance for novice entrepreneurs to explore the viability of a new business idea or for early-stage companies to enhance and hone their skills before approaching investors.
The event includes a workshop on what makes a good business idea and elevator pitch training from our expert Entrepreneur in Residence, Rick Chapman. To date, #Idea2Pitch has helped over 100 startups to distil their business messaging into an impactful one-minute pitch and practice it with supportive peers.
Konstantina Psoma, Co-founder and CEO of Kaedim, a University of Bristol student startup that uses AI to create digital assets in less than 3 seconds, attended the #Idea2Pitch workshop in 2020. Kaedim successfully raised a substantial pre-seed round only 6 months after joining SETsquared Bristol as part of the University of Bristol’s New Enterprise Competition top prize.
“Having studied Innovation at the University of Bristol and having pitched what felt like 100 times in the past, I had the feeling that I wouldn’t have much to learn from it. I could not have been more wrong! SETsquared’s Entrepreneur in Residence taught us how to create a memorable elevator pitch that is simple to understand and easy to deliver anywhere, anytime.”
Monika Radclyffe, Centre Director, said:
“We’ve been running #Idea2pitch since 2016 to make it easy and accessible for tech startups to access of our world-class training in a great environment and for free! We’re passionate about working with tech entrepreneurs from all communities and backgrounds to ensure they have the highest chance of success.”
If you’re a tech entrepreneur that would benefit from refining your business idea and honing your elevator pitch, apply to attend #Idea2Pitch here.
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