Pitch for £500

Thursday 23 May 2019, 5:00pm to 8:00pm


Main Studio, Work in Progress Space, Lancaster University, Lancashire

Open to

Alumni, External Organisations, Postgraduates, Public, Staff, Undergraduates


Free to attend - registration required

Registration Info

Registration must be completed via Target Connect or by emailing WorkinProgress@Lancaster.ac.uk

Event Details

💸 How would you like the opportunity to be given £500 with no strings attached?

💸 How would you like the opportunity to be given £500 with no strings attached? This event provides a unique opportunity to pitch your idea to an experienced panel of local entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship professionals for an investment award of £500. We do not ask for equity, this is not a loan, and you don't have to give us anything back in return except for a short case study on how this money has helped you. Are you interested? "Yes, I'm interested - what do I have to do?"⚠️ If you are interested in delivering a pitch on this evening, please email WorkinProgress@Lancaster.ac.uk in advance - as limited spaces are available to pitch. You cannot simply turn up on the night and pitch. Participants will be asked to deliver a pitch deck to a panel of entrepreneurial experts, presenting their business and ideas, ensuring their ask Is presented clearly and succinctly. The participants are allocated 10 minutes for their pitch with 5 minutes available to answer questions from the panel about their business or idea. Successful candidates will receive a £500 award, however, every idea is important and the panel will provide expert feedback to help you to further improve your pitch and grow your business ideas.The Pitch 500 Club actively supports participants/entrepreneurs to progress from knowledge and attitudes where entrepreneurial value is created with external towards a level where responsibility to transform ideas into action is developed. "I'm not ready, how can I prepare for this?" Great question! Join our monthly Pitching and Presentation Skills Workshop. We are here to help you nail your pitching technique, as we really want to be able to help you succeed and grow. You can find the Facebook event and booking information below:👉 https://www.facebook.com/events/2256844087900723/Alternatively you can come to a drop-in session. These can be found on the Facebook links below:👉 https://www.facebook.com/events/2146188548749719/"Sounds interesting, can I just watch?"Of course you can! We are always happy to have audience members to come in and see how it is done. There will will be Pizza and other refreshments available to all. Please book on so we can know how how many to expect. Participants will grow in confidence and learn skills and knowledge in:Ideas and Opportunities- Creativity- Valuing ideas- Ethical and sustainable thinkingResources- Self-Awareness & Self-Efficiency- Motivation & perseverance- Mobilizing Resources- Mobilizing others- Financial and economic literacy Into Action- Taking the initiative- Coping with uncertainty, ambiguity and risk- Learning through experienceThis event takes place at our Work in Progress Studio located in Alexandra Square. If you have any questions, let us know by contacting us on Facebook or via email below:👉 WorkinProgress@Lancaster.ac.uk

Contact Details

Name Work in Progress


Telephone number

01524 594179