NatWest #GEW10K challenge
NatWest Entrepreneurship will be running hundreds of free virtual pitching workshops throughout Global Entrepreneurship Week, helping thousands of people to structure, write and deliver a killer 60-second pitch, all culminating in a UK wide pitching competition with one winner taking home £10,000 to develop their business as well as 6 months free coaching for them and 4 runners up.
NatWest Entrepreneurship are running a workshop exclusive to University of Birmingham students to support the #GEW10KChallenge and 5 UoB pitches will be submitted into the national competition. Read through the steps below to enter:
Step 1 - Attend the pitching workshop
University of Birmingham students must attend the pitch session to enter the #GEW10K Challenge. This session is designed to help you create a 60 second pitch in any situation and will give you tips to create your challenge pitch.
How to pitch anything (#GEW10K Challenge) - Wednesday 18 November 2020 (15:00 - 16:00)
A recording of the above session will be available on the B Start-Up Canvas course from Thursday 19 November.
Step 2 - Create your 60 second pitch
Write a 60-second pitch for your business or business idea and upload it to YouTube.
Step 3 - Submit your aplication to UoB
Once you have created your video you can complete our application form (including your video link) and submit your entry. Deadline for entering your #GEW10K Challenge video is Monday 30 November 2020.
Step 4 - National competition
The University of Birmingham will submit the top 5 video entries into the national competition for a chance to win £10,000.
NatWest Entrepreneurship will review all #GEW10K Challenge entries submitted and shortlist 25 national entries into the Grand Final Event. All entrants will be notified, successful or otherwise by 10 January 2021.
The shortlisted 25 individuals will be invited to pitch ‘live’ (via Zoom) at our Grand Final in early February in front of an expert judging panel, for a shot at one of 5 prizes:
- 1 x winner of £10,000 and 6 months free coaching
- 4 x runners up will receive 6 months free coaching
If you have any questions about the competition, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org