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Pioneer 10 Stockport 2017 - Grand Final
Wed 3 May 2017, 12:30 – 17:00 BST
IMPORTANT - IF YOU ARE NOT A FINALIST OR JUDGE PLEASE ARRIVE AT 3PM
Managed by Oxford Innovation, and based at Stockport Business and Innovation Centre, Pioneer 10 is building a business community that propels the next generation of pioneers into the future. Our programme fuels the growth of industry and innovation in Stockport. And by leading in the future of enterprise we are energising Stockport’s economy.
Our support, offered through the programme, is free to businesses. Funded by our partners, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council, the programme is available to entrepreneurs and businesses at all stages to help drive growth.
The Pioneer 10 Grand Final is the chance to celebrate the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit across Stockport, as the very best entrepreneurs pitch their plans to our panel of established business leaders. Presentations will be limited to 3 minutes, with a five-minute slot for questions thereafter.
STAGE 1 – PITCHES & JUDGING
12.00 –12.30 Judges & finalists arrive at SBIC
12:30 - 12:45 Judges given overview of process & entrants
12:50 - 14:10 Pitching & Judges Questions
14:10 - 15:15 Judges retire to make a decision on finalists & select winner
STAGE 2 - GUESTS & AWARD CEREMONY
15:00 - 15:30 Arrival & Welcome Drinks
15:30 - 15:45 Introduction
15:45 - 16:00 Quick Pitches (90 second presentations by each finalist to the assembled guests)
16:00 -16:25 Judging process review followed by winners announcement / presentations to winner & finalists
16:25 - 16:35 Closing statements
16:35 - 17:15 Networking & Refreshments