2020 applicants
Event

Dragons' Den - Southend

Pitch for micro-funding in front of a panel of judges. Dragons' Den style!

  • Thu 27 Feb 20

    18:30 - 21:30

  • Southend Campus

    The Forum

  • Event type

    Workshops, training and support

  • Event organiser

    Essex Startups

  • Contact details

Funding opportunity for your business

Essex Startups is offering an opportunity for you to come and pitch your business idea in front of a jury to win micro-funding for your business. Dragons' Den style. An investment of up to £250 is available.

You need to deliver a five minute pitch, followed by a five minute Q&A with the judges. Among other details, your pitch should cover:

  • The problem you have identified in your market
  • Your mission and your unique selling point
  • Strengths and weaknesses in your business

To take part, or get additional details on the event, visit the event page on CareerHub.  

Dragons' Den - Southend

Make the pitch your own and present it however you want, either using presentation slides or giving an informative speech. The length of the pitch cannot exceed five minutes. 

If you wish to take your idea further, ask some questions about the event, or book a 1:1 business advice session, email startups@essex.ac.uk.