Bristol, 12 March, 2018: Bristol business BOXARR has been selected to participate in Pitch@Palace 9.0, the initiative founded by The Duke of York in 2014 as a platform to amplify and accelerate the work of Entrepreneurs. BOXARR will compete at Pitch@Palace Boot Camp on 13 March at the University of Manchester, ahead of Pitch@Palace 9.0 at St. James’s Palace on 25 April.
Pitch@Palace was established to guide and support Entrepreneurs in the development of their business ideas. The theme for Pitch@Palace 9.0 is ‘Data, Intelligence and the Future of Security’ and will showcase companies that have developed innovative technologies to solve prevalent security issues that businesses and individuals are exposed to today.
BOXARR was selected from among hundreds of applicants to take part in Pitch@Palace 9.0 and attend Boot Camp in Manchester. BOXARR enables collaborative modelling, simulation and analysis of complex inter-dependent systems. Combine human-expertise, data and information sources to build a Digital Twin of your organisation: identifying risks and revealing opportunity.
Alasdair Pettigrew, CEO at BOXARR said: The event is a great platform for Entrepreneurs to seek new markets and find new partners and investors, building prosperity and jobs. This is an outstanding networking opportunity for entrepreneurs.
Pitch@Palace Boot Camp provides Entrepreneurs with the chance to hear from leading industry experts and Pitch@Palace Alumni, as well as receiving support and mentoring. All are asked to Pitch their business to a panel of Judges, as well as senior business leaders, investors, and influencers from across the technology, investment and business communities. The Judges will select 12 Entrepreneurs to Pitch for three minutes at Pitch@Palace 9.0 at St. James's Palace on 25 April. The rest of the Entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to Pitch for 30 seconds at the final event.
At St. James's Palace, the Pitch@Palace 9.0 Winner and Runners Up will be selected from among the 42 companies, by the Audience vote. All 42 Entrepreneurs will also take part in the Pitch@Palace People's Choice Award, which opens on 13 March. The Pitch@Palace People's Choice Award Winner will also be named on 25 April, as voted for by the public.
Notes to Editors
BOXARR is a software company headquartered in the UK, operating internationally through a global network of Alliance Partners. The BOXARR platform enables organisations to effectively manage their complexity, mitigate risks, and identify opportunities to prosper.
The Duke of York founded Pitch@Palace in 2014 to provide a platform to amplify and accelerate the work of Entrepreneurs. Since the initiative was set up, it has supported over 490 businesses, creating 1,865 new jobs and generating over £541 million of new economic activity.
Pitch@Palace guides, helps and connects Entrepreneurs and early-stage businesses with potential supporters, including CEOs, influencers, angels, mentors and business partners. Pitch@Palace aims to: create introductions to Mentors and Advisers; through its Audiences, provide access to distribution systems and supply chains; make connections; and help with investment.