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RAISE! – Investible Cambridge Ventures

RAISE! Investible Cambridge Ventures competition.

Calling Cambridge-connected entrepreneurs.

We are excited to announce Cambridge Judge Business School’s Entrepreneurship Centre is broadcasting a pitch event to investors live from the Bradfield Centre, Cambridge, on Wednesday 16 June 2021. 

This will be our premier pitch event for the 2020-2021 academic year and will be promoted to ‘early-stage’ investors, both individual and institutional, from Cambridge, London and beyond.

Ventures from Cambridge-connected founders are invited to apply to pitch at this event alongside ventures supported by a number of Entrepreneurship Centre programmes. Your venture must be investible, and you must be able to articulate the capital you require and use of funds.

The exclusive event will feature a total of 24 pitches of four minutes each. The live stream event is by invitation only.

How to apply to pitch at RAISE!

Ventures will be screened, and participation is competitive.

If you would like to be considered, please send an email by 7 May 2021 to [email protected] with the following information:

  • Name of venture.
  • 150-word summary.
  • A team photo.
  • Pitch deck (in PowerPoint format) for the full four-minute pitch.
  • Funding ask – below £250,000 or above £250,000.

Apply to pitch

The application deadline is 17:00 on Friday 7 May 2021. We will let you know if you have been shortlisted by Friday 14 May 2021.

Email your application

Are you an investor? 

RAISE! is directed to serious angel investors and representatives of institutional investment firms interested in funding early-stage ventures (pre-seed, seed and Series A). The event is open to investible ventures founded or led by Cambridge University students, alumni, researchers and faculty as well as ventures from the entire Cambridge Cluster ecosystem. We expect strong competition for pitching slots, which are limited to 24 presentations of four minutes each and split into two streams based on funding amount needed – below £250,000 and above £250,000. Sectors represented will include consumer, biotech, life sciences, social impact, new media and technology.

Register your interest

Have a question?

Email the team