All finalist companies have the opportunity to win part of the prize package worth £10,000, including a cash prize of £1,000!
The following organisation have each agreed a prize package of services and training, to be arranged with the winning companies:
Prodrive Ventures will provide12 month of business mentoring support to include regular sessions on product roadmap, commercial strategy, route to market including introduction to key supporting partners as relevant.
Oxford Innovation Centres are offering the use of a professional virtual office service (telephone answering and postal mailing address) for 12 months at one of its 24 Innovation Centres.
Dehns will provide a tailored IP review, assessing existing and potential IP to be delivered within 12 months.
Metro Bank Oxford will engage with one winner to support their needs on a mutually agreed basis.
Richardsons will engage with one winner to support needs on a mutually agreed basis from one of the following: Payroll for up to five employees to March 2020; A review of the company’s eligibility for R&D Tax Credits; or Half a day’s training on the popular Xero cloud-based accounting package.
KPMG will provide a half day ‘finance workshop’ on a mutually agreed basis.
The best potential investment will have the opportunity to pitch at an OION Ltd Showcase event with 6 months of Venturefest.
The on the day cash prize £1,000 winning prize will be presented by Freeths Solicitors, sponsors of Pitching for Success.