The Duke of York founded Pitch@Palace in 2014 to provide a platform to amplify and accelerate the work of entrepreneurs.
Pitch@Palace gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to meet the people who can help make their business dreams become a reality.
Pitch@Palace is an initiative set up by the Duke of York to support entrepreneurs by providing them with the best opportunities to access mentors and advisors, distribution systems, and supply chains, connections and investment.
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Pitch@Palace Global gives international scale to Pitch@Palace, providing a platform to showcase entrepreneurs, connecting them to national and international networks. It helps entrepreneurs to seek new markets and find new partners and investors, building prosperity and creating jobs globally.
Developing this interconnectivity amongst innovative businesses around the world supports the growth of all the international businesses and entrepreneur Alumni.
Over the past four years Pitch@Palace has held events in or worked with entrepreneurs from more than 50 countries across Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Australia, Latin America and Europe.
The winners of each overseas event that takes place during the year attend Pitch@Palace Global at St. James’s Palace each December.
Pitch@Palace Canada aims to provide a platform to showcase Canadian entrepreneurs, connecting them to local and international networks and help amplify their businesses.
As Pitch@Palace seeks to extend its global reach, the Rideau Hall Foundation is pleased to be joining the Pitch@Palace global community as the Canadian partner bringing the program to Canada for the first time in 2019. As part of the Pitch@Palace Global network, it will build connectivity between Canada and other markets around the world.
The winners of Pitch@Palace Canada will be invited to Pitch at Pitch@Palace Global at St. James’s Palace in December 2019.