Varsity Pitch 2020 Competition


In 2020, the Tata Varsity Pitch Competition, powered by NACUE, saw a record number of outstanding entries from 604 aspiring student and graduate entrepreneurs across the UK, with the quality increasing year on year. This year's Online Peoples’ Vote collectively saw over 67,000 votes cast online, an increase of 80% on last year. 

The Tata Varsity Pitch Competition, powered by NACUE, is a national early-stage business pitching competition that celebrates the best businesses coming out of colleges and universities across the UK. 

It has become one of the UK’s flagship enterprise events as part of GEW - celebrating and showcasing the entrepreneurial flair of young businesses for over ten years. Tata Varsity Pitch winners include Blaze, AEROPOWDER, WASE, Cosi Care, and recently crowned 2020 winner Post carbon Lab.

The three-stage competition showcased the breadth and depth of business creativity coming out of UK universities, colleges and further education institutions. In the final stage of the competition 7 student and graduate startups had the chance to compete for £15,000 equity free to develop their business and win the national title.

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