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of the Big Pitch 2024

Join us in Kilkenny
Castle’s Parade Tower
on 23rd November


The Big Pitch?

A pitching competition where 3 finalists compete for a cash prize, with the help of an experienced entrepreneur to mentor them with their preparation for the final. The 2023 event happened on Thursday 23rd Nov in Parade Tower and the 2024 event will take place in Wexford.

Who Can Apply?

Innovative Startups or ScaleUps with global ambition

Businesses must be less than 5 years old

Individuals, Sole Traders, Partnerships or Companies

Businesses throughout the Republic of Ireland are welcome to apply

The 2023 Mentors

Each finalist will be matched with an experienced entrepreneur who will mentor and guide them through the process of preparing for their Big Pitch.

Patsy Carney
Co-Founder Eirgen Pharma
Director Kinetic Labs
Clare Hughes
Founder & CEO
CF Pharma Telenostic
Rory O’Connor
Founder & CEO

Track Record of Winners

Allen O’Neill
Raised €1.1 million in seed funding.
Phily Hayes
Currently closing seed round.
David Ganly
Currently raising seed round.
John Barron

The Prize





worth of financial advisory services


Discounted CRM/Sales tools

Meet the Finalists

Reso Health are launching a next-generation nutritional supplement that offers Precision Nutrition for the workplace.

Celtonn’s High Frequency technology is enabling global wireless connectivity, through satellite- to-satellite communications in space.

GoChallenge are making self-care and wellbeing part of everyone‘s job description and working day, creating a thriving culture, and a healthy employee experience.


Deadline for entries

13th October

Finalists announced and mentors matched

20th October

The Big Pitch final

23rd November

How Do
You Apply?

Download the application HERE and return it to South East BIC at
by Friday 13th October at 5pm

Finalists will be notified by Friday 20th October

The 2023 Sponsors

Enterprise Ireland, the Local Enterprise Offices of Carlow, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Waterford & Wexford, Fitzgerald Power and Hubspot.
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