Yes You Can £20k Pitching Competition
Applications for the 2021 Yes You CAN £20K Pitching competition are now open!
Yes You Can is a three-year female enterprise programme delivered by Women in Business throughout Northern Ireland in collaboration with the 11 Local Councils, including Newry, Mourne and Down District Council and Invest NI.
The Yes You Can £20K Pitching Competition returns to support females on their entrepreneurial journey.
Who is the Yes You Can Pitching Competition for?
1. Females who have an innovative idea.
2. Females at an idea stage and ready to launch a new business.
3. Female business owners already trading (up to two years).
What is it?
1. The Yes You Can Pitching competition provides female entrepreneurs with a platform to pitch their business idea.
2. Regional heats took place w/c 17 May across Northern Ireland via a virtual platform.
3. 36 finalists will then be announced from the following six regions and invited to purchase a ticket for the Female Entrepreneur Conference in June; Belfast City Council; Derry & Strabane / Causeway Coast & Glens; Lisburn & Castlereagh / Ards & North Down; Antrim & Newtownabbey / Mid & East Antrim; Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon / Newry, Mourne and Down, and Omagh & Fermanagh / Mid- Ulster.
4. Six regional winners will be announced at the Women in Business All-Island Virtual Female Entrepreneurs Conference on 10 June 2021.
5. Six regional winners will win £3,000 and will have an opportunity to pitch for a further £2,000 at the conference. One overall winner will be awarded £5,000.
When is it?
1. Pitching applications are NOW OPEN - applications close Friday 23 April at 12pm.
2. 36 finalists will be invited to pitch w/c 17 May.
3. The six regional winners will be invited to pitch on 10 June 2021.
How to apply?
**Please read the YYC Pitching Competition guidelines before applying**
Applications for the YYC Pitching Competition are now OPEN! Click the below image and apply today: