Pitchfest 2017

Pitchfest 2017 is a highly-focused training and investor showcase designed to help ambitious business founders develop the necessary skills to become pitch ready.

Dates Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - Download as vCalendar
Venue St John's Innovation Centre
Contact Name Anna Nadolna
Email anadolna@stjohns.co.ukor
Contact Phone 01223 422 379
Website Event website

Event details:

Delivered by Enterprise Europe Network in partnership with the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and held at St John’s Innovation Centre.

Pitchfest culminates with Investor Showcase Day where 15 selected companies pitch their business ideas to the UK and international investors with ample networking available to allow a deeper conversation about their ventures.

This year, two Pitchfest opportunities will be available depending on your company’s funding cycle, so please choose the one relevant to your investment stage: 

Pitchfest 2017 - Spring Edition

25th April 2017 - Training Day 1

9th May 2017 - Training Day 2

6th June 2017 - Selection Day

28th June 2017 - Investor Day


Pitchfest 2017 Spring Edition will be joined up with Venturefest East – a flagship event celebrating and promoting the technology and innovation ecosystem in the East of England. This one-day event brings innovators, entrepreneurs and investors together, to drive the development of new business opportunities.  Based on the most innovative and compelling Pitchfest presentations, selected business founders will have a unique opportunity to present their ideas during VFE Pitching Competition Final at the Venturefest East event on 21st September 2017.


Pitchfest 2017 - Autumn Edition

6th November 2017 – Training Day 1

15th November 2017 – Training Day 2

30th November 2017 – Selection Day

6th December 2017 – Investor Day


More information about Pitchfest 2017 can be found HERE

TO REGISTER your interest in participating in this event or attend it as an Investor, please contact Anna Nadolna at anadolna@stjohns.co.ukor alternatively call 01223 422 379


To join the conversation about Pitchfest 2017 on Twitter, please use the #PitchReady17 hashtag

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