Frequently Asked Questions


How can I be sure someone won't steal my idea?

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Who will have access to the information I submit to Pitch for Peers platform?

  1. The other participants that are allocated to review your business pitch.

  2. The jury, judges and partners of Pitch for Peers.

  3. After the competition is over, we will ask for your permission to share great cases with other selected investors. If you do not wish to share your business pitch with them you can opt-out then.

How much time should I expect to put into submitting and reviewing?

Your business pitch should not be long, so you should not expect to spend more than 1-2 hours on writing it (if you know what you are doing).

You will be reviewing 5 business pitches of approximately 2 pages each, and we expect this to take a 2-3 hours in total.

Note that reading and reviewing ideas by others is one of the best ways to learn.

How will you decide on the winners?

Your final score will depend on:

  1. How good others think your business pitch is.

  2. How useful your feedback is according to the receivers.

  3. A jury will additionally look through submissions and feedback.

In the end the peer reviews are combined with the scores and the jury will announce the winner online June 13.

Who is eligible to submit for Pitch for Peers contest?

We invite all entrepreneurial people to submit. The only requirement is that you have not received funding for your business case and you are able to participate in a ten week acceleration programme starting mid-August.

People affiliated with the partners organizing the competition are not eligible to win.