Expert coaching and advice, uniquely delivered for Tees Valley based businesses
The Tees Pitch Perfect - Access to Finance programme is delivered by a team of experienced investment professionals, helping businesses and the people behind them grow faster and further than they imagined possible.
This programme will help you prepare to access finance through a series of workshops, along with one on one coaching.
To round the programme off you will be invited to pitch to a panel of investors where they will give you valuable advice before having an opportunity to pitch at the Pitching for Investment event where you will pitch your business to an audience of investors including angel, venture capital and corporate investors.
Understand the investment options available to you
Perfect your presentation skills
and pitch like a pro!
Gain access to investors and grow your business
What do you gain from joining Pitch Perfect?
Gain valuable insights from experienced entrepreneurs and investors on the process of raising finance
Hands-on informative and engaging support from experienced investment professionals
Develop an understanding of the overall finance and investment landscape
Master your pitch
Opportunity to develop your own personal skills, to enable you to build and deliver a compelling pitch.
Introductions to wider networks and investors
The Grow Tees Valley project is receiving up to £3.238m of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.
“The session with Craig was absolutely fantastic, the ideas and inspiration he gave me to deliver my pitch has allowed me to secure an exclusive agreement with a key supplier for my business.’’
- Tom McGee,
Director of X-Heat
Work with a team of experts who will work to validate and prepare your overall business model of investment.
Gain knowledge of what investors look for when reviewing your business.
Preparing for Investment
Gain expertise from professionals on the investment process and top tips for a successful pitch.
Strengthen your confidence in presenting with tailored coaching.
Perfecting your Pitch
Master the knowledge of a well-structured deck.
Feedback to fine-tune your deck and support you in securing investment.
Introduction to Investment Groups and Professionals
Access to a large network of investors and professionals to gain valuable advice.
Opens opportunities to gain investment.
Who is this programme for?
To be eligible for the Pitch Perfect - Access to Finance programme, your business must be within the Tees Valley area and under one of the following local authorities:
Stockton on Tees
Redcar and Cleveland
Companies should be located within the following sectors:
Digital and Creative
Health and Life Sciences
Financial and Professional
Food and Drink
Low Carbon and Environmental