Focus of fund/fund aims:

An early-stage business pitching competition for students and recent graduates with a £15,000 prize for the winner to invest in their start-up business

Application deadline:

26 July 2019

Fund description:

The Varsity Pitch Competition 2019 is looking for the best student and graduate business ideas: current students at UK universities or colleges, or anyone who graduated after 2014, can enter the competition to pitch for £15,000 to invest in their business.

Entrants can apply by submitting a 60-second video pitch under two of the competition categories which include ‘disruptive’, ‘social impact’, ‘genuine innovation’ and ‘digital & technical’. 30 shortlisted applicants will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas live at the semi-finals. The finalists attend a boot-camp to prepare for the finals in November when each finalist will have two minutes to pitch their concept to a panel of industry experts for a chance to win the £15,000 prize, click here