Pitch@Palace 3.0 Boot Camp took place on 12th March, 2015. The Duke of York founded Pitch@Palace to support Entrepreneurs with the amplification and acceleration of their business ideas by connecting them with potential supporters including CEOs, angels, mentors and key business contacts.
The Duke of York’s office received over 120 applications to be part of Pitch@Palace 3.0 which focused on Innovation and Technology in the Creative Industries. 42 Entrepreneurs were chosen from around the United Kingdom to Pitch at Boot Camp, and all will attend the main event at St. James’s Palace on 23rd March, 2015.
At Pitch@Palace Boot Camp, 14 Entrepreneurs were selected by a panel of judges to Pitch in front of a live audience of over 300.
Pitch@Palace Entrepreneurs met previous Pitch@Palace winners, YoYo and Squirrel, and watched presentations from leaders in the business and start-up sector including Andrew Fisher, Chairman of Shazam said “Success is a journey, not a destination” and Jess Butcher, Blippar who discussed her Entrepreneurial Journey. Adam Biddle, theAudience explained the power of social media and said “Social Media is the digitalisation of popular culture.”
The finalists are:
I Can Make
Magic Pony Technology
Innovative pitches were also given by:
Cambridge Coding Academy
Much Better Adventures
The Pop Stick
We are Colony