These companies will all go through to the live final battle pitching to the panel of investors at Fast Forward Your Business in London 10 & 11 September.
Recognising Startups around the world that have the greatest potential for global impact and growth
Your Amazing Opportunity To Win over $100,000 worth of prizes and the potential for some real investment If you are committed to having a big impact in the world, and if you believe simple actions can lead to big results, then you should enter, you could win:
There’s something for everyone who decides to take action and enter the Startup Battle. Wether you are invited to present as one of the 5 selected by the Investor panel, at the live finals at FFYB, on 10th & 11th September or not, you can still be a part of the Startup Battle and FFYB, wherever you are in the world just for entering.
All entrants will be given a free virtual ticket to tune into the live webcast of Fast Forward Your Business, which allows you to access the content of the entire 2 days, as well as watching the live pitches on stage
Also, every entrant will receive a $1,000 voucher to be used against Entrepreneurs Institute Programmes
Startup Battle, in association with The Rockstar Hubs International is an exciting pitch-fest, featuring a panel of millionaire entrepreneur investors. Its a competition for companies in the early stages of growth, to apply for investor funding and mentoring.
The mentors on our investor panel, have on average, built up and sold one of their companies for a sale price of $25million, so they know a business with great potential when they see it - and how to make good on that promise.
If you think you could be the next big thing, then this is an unmissable opportunity to get in front of an active investor base from varying sectors. This promises to give you not only, up to four honest and varied expert opinions on the viability of your business, but a genuine ''next step'' for everyone who pitches that could see you banking a cheque or receiving the mentoring you need to get you investor-ready.
*The top 5 finalists will pitch to the investors live at Fast Forward Your Business in London on 10th & 11th September. It’s a great opportunity for entrepreneurs who are ready to make their pitch and looking to attract investment and Startup Battle, is also a fantastic spectator event. The 5 pitches are made in front of a live audience and with the stakes so high, it makes for an exciting spectacle. Not only is it entertaining but Startup Battle is also a unique opportunity for you to pick up tips for when they're ready to pitch for their own investment.
The Start Up Battle is being run in association with The Rockstar Hubs International, a renowned UK pitch fest that has been running very successfully, for over 10 years in the UK
*Presentations can be made virtually for any of the 5 finalists who are not based in the UK
The Founder and Managing Director of the Rockstar Group. Jonathan bought his first share in a company at 14 years old and went on to become the youngest Private Wealth Manager in Goldman Sachs in Australia. After 4 years of stock market investments and IPOs, Jonathan left Goldman and started Rockstar. It is the UKs largest mentoring and investment firm for entrepreneurs. Within the group there is Rockstar Crowd Fund, Rockstar Capital, Rockstar International Lawyers, Rockstar Hubs International and its mentoring and promotions platform, Rockstar Business World. The company was formed in 2007 and has helped grow and/or raise investment for over 8000 companies and growing.
Nuno is the Senior Investment Director for Rockstar Crowd Fund and Rockstar Capital. He joined Rockstar Hubs International in 2015 and brought with him over 12 years experience in the Asset Managetment and investment market. A true "Deal Maker" profile, Nunohas an incredibly successful eye for spotting great investment opps - even if they are just at the idea stage.
Karen runs Rockstar's Investments arm in the North East and North West. Founder of Gateway to Enterprise and a Rockstar mentor now for 5 years. Karen has an extensive network of individual investors and funds and is an integral part of sourcing investors to the deals that Rockstar back.
Roger James Hamilton is a New York Times Bestselling author, world renowned futurist and social entrepreneur. He is the Founder of the Entrepreneurs Institute and the creator of Wealth Dynamics and Talent Dynamics profiling systems, used by over 250,000 entrepreneurs to follow their flow.
Each year, Roger meets with leading changemakers and entrepreneurs at his Fast Forward Your Business Events, held in Asia, Australia, UK and USA. Behind all of Roger’s companies and content is the mission of World Wide Wealth: Collectively shaping a brighter future through 3 catalysts of change – Entrepreneurship, Education and Environment.
Entrepreneurs Institute is a leading entrepreneur education group founded by Social Entrepreneur & Futurist, Roger James Hamilton. The mission behind Entrepreneurs Institute is to empower and inspire entrepreneurs to follow their flow.
In association with
Rockstar Hubs International, part of the Rockstar Group, fast tracks the growth of businesses through investment, mentoring, sales and physical hub space. It partners and invests in businesses who demonstrate difference, greatness and scalability - what they call "Rockstar Businesses".
Congratulations to the following 10 companies who have made it through to the 2nd round and finished up the Startup Battle in the top 10 with the most votes overall!
The judges will now be spending some time this week, choosing 5 companies from these 10, who will go through to the final live battle at Fast Forward Your Business on 10 & 11 September in London!
The live finalists will be named on the 1st September
All votes are currently being counted and verified. The top 10 places on the leaderboard will be shared here on Weds 24th. Our Startup Battle Investors will then decide which 5 start up's will go through to the live Startup Battle finals on 10th & 11th September at Fast Forward Your Business. The lucky 5 finalists will be announced on 1st September. Good luck everyone and remember to check back next week to see who the top 10 on the leaderboard are!
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