APPLY BY 30 JUNE: Pitchfest and the Innovation ShowcasePublished: 18th June 2021


Pitchfest is free opportunity for tech start-up founders to pitch their businesses to an audience of influencers and investors.


  • All applicants to Pitchfest will be invited to take part in a virtual investor readiness training day with training sessions from SETsquared, MAINStream and the Universities of Plymouth and Falmouth.
  • Only 15 applicants will be selected from the training day to go through to Pitchfest at SW Innovation Expo on 14th October 2021.
  • Successful applicants will have 5-minute slots to present their business or innovation to an audience of investors, business leaders and other entrepreneurs.
  • Successful applicants will also receive a free exhibition stand providing additional profile and networking opportunities at the main event on 14th October.

Innovative start-up tech businesses interested in being part of Pitchfest can apply now until 30th June.