24 companies | 8 categories | 3 minutes to pitch

Thought you’d missed out in 2020? Fear not, Pitch360 is back, but not as you know it! 

Taking on a digital format, Pitch360 will welcome 24 shortlisted companies to battle it out on the virtual stage to pitch their product and business in just 3 minutes. Who wins? The audience decides. 

If you think you have what it takes to be crowned the winner of Pitch360 2020

Hosted by Julia Streets, Founder, Streets Consulting


  • Ezechi Britton, Founding Member, Principal & CTO in Residence, Impact X Capital Partners LLP
  • Isabelle Gallo, Partner, Breega
  • Manuel Silva, Partner, Head of Investments, Santander InnoVentures
  • Sam Edge, Leading Fintech Business Development & Strategy, AWS

Supported by

Pitching Categories



  • Complimentary Innovate Finance Membership 
  • 1-2-1 virtual office hours with investors
  • Regulatory and legal advice from Innovate Finance Partners
  • Top-tier press and policy support
  • Guest on Innovate Finance Podcast Series “Put FinTech to Work”
  • Speaking slot at UK FinTech Week 2021
  • Two places on Said Business School Online ExEd Programme
  • AWS Credits (to the value of $5,000) *If eligible

Who can apply?


  • Innovate Finance Members only
  • UK headquartered.
  • A FinTech that operates within one of the 8 defined categories. 
  • You will be offering a product which is at least at MVP stage.
  • If you are shortlisted, you will need to demo your product.

26 May 2020

Applications Open

10 June 2020

Applications Close

16 June 2020

Shortlist Announced

29 June – 2 July

The Heats – Startups battle it out to reach the finals
A winner from each category will be selected by audience votes

9 July 2020

The Live Final – who will be crowned the champion of Pitch360 2020?
The winner will be decided by our expert judging panel

The Boring Bit

  • To apply, you must be an Innovate Finance member and complete the online application form.
  • All applicants will be informed if they are successful or not by 15th June.
  • Shortlisted companies will be released publicly on 16th June.
  • Innovate Finance will work with all shortlisted companies on the final details of their pitch. These will be pre recorded and released during wk/c 29th June.
  • All pitches must not exceed 3 minutes.
  • You must demo your product as part of your pitch.
  • The winners of each category will be voted for by the audience.
  • Category winners will be notified on 6th July.
  • All finalists must be available on 9th July for the live final, to take place from 4pm – 5pm. You’ll need to be available from 3.30pm for a pre-event briefing.
  • The overall winner of the live final will be voted for by our expert judging panel and announced live at the event!

Apply for Pitch360

Applications for Pitch360 2020 are now closed. Keep an eye out for our heats and don’t forget to register to be in the virtual audience for the live final on Thursday 9th July!