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Elevator Pitch Training and Investor Pitch Events

2nd November 2017

  • Elevator Pitch Training Session: 2 November 2017 (Edinburgh)
  • Elevator Investor Pitch Event: 29 November  2017 at Scotland House, Whitehall, London
  • If you would like to be considered to be involved in these events, please complete the Pitching Event Application Form, with information on your company, with a short summary of your activities (no longer than 2 to 3 pages) and return to both Joanne Wheeler (Co-Chair of the SFN) at and Callum Norrie of Space Network Scotland by 17:00 on 2 October 2017. The SFN will then notify you if you have been selected to participate by 13 October 2017. If your submission is successful, you will be invited to an Elevator Pitch Training Session in either London on 30 October 2017 or in Edinburgh on 2 November 2017 – whichever is more convenient for you. A summary of the events is provided below.  Full and final details will be provided to the selected companies. This is an excellent opportunity to raise your company’s profile, gain pitching experience, benefit from expert assistance and have the opportunity to pitch to investors. Companies have also previously benefitted from meeting the other selected companies at these events.  We hope many of you will submit applications to be part of these events.  Companies based in the UK or companies looking to establish in the UK are welcome to apply.

    Elevator Pitch Training Session

    The SFN, SNS and Scottish Enterprise will select between 10 and 12 companies, based on the completed forms, to be part of the Elevator Pitch Training Session.  The selection will be based on how closely we believe that your proposition fits our investor base and on the investor attractiveness of your proposition. The purpose of the training session is to prepare the selected companies for their pitch to actual investors during the Elevator Pitch Event and to give companies the opportunity to benefit from feedback and advice from a panel of investors, business, corporate, IP and legal advisers. Each company will be given 6 minutes to pitch as part of a pitch “Investing Game”.   Full details of both the Training Session and Pitch Event will be provided to the selected companies.

    Elevator Pitch Event

    Companies will be given a 6 minute slot for an elevator pitch to a panel of potential investors. There will also be time to network with the audience which will be comprised predominantly of investors with an interest in space opportunities.

    Our Partners

    Satellite Finance Network The Satellite Finance Network (SFN) is a network which seeks to bring the growing UK satellite and space industry together with the financial community: offering opportunities for both. It has excellent relationships with investors who are specifically interested in space and satellite application opportunities. Space Network Scotland Space Network Scotland (SNS) provides a focal point and a resource for Scotland’s space sector. SNS is working on the ground to: make connections within Scotland and internationally; encourage collaborations; assist with finding funding; identify opportunities for the sector; encourage networking through events; and promote the Scottish space brand. SNS is supported by and works in partnership with Scottish Enterprise. Download the Pitching Event Application Form]]>


    2nd November 2017
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