Idealog Live is back! Keep Nov 18th free to hear Lewis Road Creamery's success story, witness startups battle for money

Lewis Road Creamery
IdealogLive and Pitch Circus are back! In association with Johnnie Walker. Set aside November 18, 6.30 pm to drink great whisky, eat good kai and hear the truly remarkable story of Lewis Road Creamery from founder, Peter Cullinane. Then use the awesome Pitch Circus app to vote for your favourite start-up

It's a definite date! We promise the event will be filled with fun, dare and great buzz. Don’t miss our dragon den-style pitch from entrepreneurs who dare to sweat, cry, pitch for a business dream. Get tickets now Limited places available.

IdealogLive is back with our partner Johnnie Walker, which will ease us into the evening with its magic. Oh, we can’t wait to check out the  scrump-deli-yum-cious food to be served by award-winning Mint Kitchen Catering.

Don’t forget, you get to be Donald Trump for the night as you choose which business pitch gets your vote to win real money, awesome business advice, and a profile of your company in Idealog magazine and online. (Want to enter? See below for all the details.)

Get your tickets now, limited places available only!

Location: James, 18 Stanley Street, Parnell (free parking at rear).

Check out a video shot of the last Pitch Circus event or read about the winners.

So you are a budding entrepreneur and want to enter... 

Up for grabs is:

$1000 cash
A bottle of delicious Johnnie Walker Black
One free hour consulting with AJ Park, the IP specialists
One free hour consulting with Mike Hutcheson, business guru
Profile in Idealog magazine and online
And an introduction to the Venture Capital Association

To enter you need to: 

Send an email to editor@idealog.co.nz with brief answers to the following questions:

What’s your idea, what problem does it solve, and who is the business aimed at?
Who’s your team?
How big could this thing get?

If you are chosen as one of the three companies to pitch on the night you will need to prepare a 3:33-minute presentation of your idea using these questions as a base.


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