Pitch Perfect Investment Readiness. 

Delivered by Tees Valley Business Hub

Looking to access finance to grow your business?

Helping Tees Valley based businesses understand and prepare for raising investment


A programme uniquely delivered for Tees Valley based businesses

The Tees Valley Pitch Perfect Investment Readiness Programme is uniquely delivered by a team of experienced investment professionals, helping businesses and the people behind them grow faster and further than they imagined possible.

The Pitch Perfect Investment Readiness programme delivered by The Tees Valley Business Hub will help you prepare to access finance and give you the opportunity to attend an extensive and engaging programme of workshops, along with one on one coaching to help you prepare you and your business for investment. 


To round the programme off you will be invited to pitch to a panel of investors where they will give you valuable advice and support, before having an opportunity to pitch at the Pitching for Investment event where you will have the opportunity to pitch your business to an audience of investors including angel investors, venture capital and corporate investors. 


This programme will give each applicant full support on how to present their business to investors along with gaining confidence and pitch training.


Get yourself ahead of the curve by being ready for investors.  A team of experts will work with you to validate your business model as well as work with you to clearly define your market, finances and overall management teams within the business.


Receive expert support and advice from legal and accounting professionals, who will work with you to ensure your business is prepared for investment​.


A team of experts will work with you to become ready to meet investors with  a robust and well structured investment deck, clearly highlighting your investment opportunity.


Meet a network of investors and professionals who will give you valuable advise, guidance and who knows you may also land some investment for your business

Join the Pitch Perfect Investment Readiness Programme to get:

  • Hands on informative and engaging support from expereinced investment professionals.

  • Improved access to finance.

  • To know what makes a successful investment pitch deck 


  • An understanding of the overall finance and investment landscape.

  • Opportunity to develop your own personal skills, to enable you to build and deliver a compelling pitch.

  • Investor introductions

This Investment readiness programme, is key for any business who is based in the Tees Valley and looking to raise finance in the next 12 to 18 months. 

You will receive expert advice and support from a team of investment professionals, along with specialist support and investment advice and introductions at the end of the programme’’

- Jordan Dargue,

co-chair of TVBH

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Clear Validation of your Business Model and Opportunity

Work with a team of experts who will work to validate and prepare your overall business model of investment.

Gain knowledge of what investors will look for when reviewing your business.

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Preparing for Investment

Gain expertise from investment professionals on the investment process and top tips for a successful pitch.

Strengthen your confidence in presenting with tailored coaching.

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Perfecting your Pitch

Master the knowledge of a well-structured deck.

Feedback to fine-tune your deck and support you in securing investment.

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Introduction to Investment Groups and Professionals

Access to a large network of investors and professionals to gain valuable advice and guidance.

Opens opportunities to gain investment.

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Who is this programme for ?

To be eligible for the Pitch Perfect Investment Readiness programme delivered by the Tees Valley Business Hub your business must be within the Tees Valley area and under one of the following local authorities:

  • Middlesbrough

  • Stockton on Tees

  • Hartlepool

  • Redcar and Cleveland

  • Darlington

Companies should be located within the following sectors:

  • Innovative Manufacturing

  • Digital and Creative 

  • Health and Life Sciences

  • Financial and Professional

  • Food and Drink

  • Low Carbon and Environmental

  • Other

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The Pitch Perfect Investment Readiness programme is best suited to companies who have high growth potential and will be looking to raise investment in the next 12 to 18 months.

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The Programme is fully-funded by the European Regional Department Fund (ERDF) and therefore FREE for eligible Tees Valley based SMEs

Register Your Interest Form


Please complete the form here and sign up to attend one of our upcoming events.

We will provide you with the dates and times from which to choose that best suits you. 

Thank you for your enquiry. Our team will contact you soon.

Rocket Launch

We are holding a programme launch event which is open to stakeholders, professionals and service providers to attend to where we will give an overview of the programme and how this will support businesses in the Tees Valley.

27 May, 09:30
Virtual Event

If this programme is of interest to you as a business or indeed you are working with businesses who could benefit from this programme, please do come along to this 1 hour event on the 27th May from 9.30am until 10.30am