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Pitch Night

WHAT IS PITCH NIGHT:
Pitch Night provides entrepreneurs or those with just a business concept the opportunity to pitch their idea to an audience and experienced panel. At pitch night entrepreneurs provide a holistic view of their business to a vibrant Namibian entrepreneur community allowing them to market their business, solicit feedback, advice and potential partnerships.

BACKGROUND:

Pitch Night is an initiative by Launch Media Consultants. It runs parallel to the “Launch Namibia” initiative, a model that strives towards creating an entrepreneurial ecosystem. The idea is to have Pitch Night every first Wednesday of every new month.

PITCH NIGHT PURPOSE:

  • Increase desirability and confidence in pursuing entrepreneurship.
  • Provide pitch practice to entrepreneur.
  • Entrepreneur becomes a Role-model.
  • Provides linkages to markets, investors, partners, customers, suppliers, business support services, and capacity developers.

SIGNIFICANCE OF PITCH NIGHT:

For entrepreneurship and innovation to play the crucial role that they can in creating jobs and growing our economy, Namibia needs to develop a new breed of entrepreneurs’ disrupts, value creating and high-growth entrepreneurs. This type of entrepreneurs, if they are to create significant value, jobs and ultimately economic growth, need an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem. “Pitch Night provides startup organizations an opportunity to practice their 5-minute pitch and receive feedback from the audience. Come meet your fellow startup community, see a pitch firsthand, and offer your valuable insights”. Pitch Night is a crucial and perhaps the most significant part of the Networking assets of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Namibia. Networking assets are defined as community building events, skill training events, collaboration spaces, and networking of mentors, create and sustain these communities.Entrepreneurial Ecosystems encourage and spur innovation. Evidence shows that domestic and foreign investors are attracted to sectors with strong entrepreneurship ecosystems. Pitch Night is “where ideas come to life”. It is a platform for entrepreneurs to connect, build their network and crucially demonstrate their innovative abilities.

HOW TO APPLY TO PITCH:

Click on the button below and fill in the application form to pitch.

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