Venture Catalyst Challenge 2021 Grand Final

Thursday 25 March, 6pm - 8pm
Five programme finalists pitch to win the Venture Catalyst Challenge Grand Final and associated £20,000 prize.

About this Event

Watch the Venture Catalyst Challenge’s final five teams pitch their ground-breaking ideas and innovations to industry-leading judges.

This year, the Venture Catalyst Challenge, powered by Huawei, includes five tracks and a £70,000 prize fund.

The Grand Final of the Venture Catalyst Challenge 2021 follows an intense seven-week programme of masterclasses, business coaching and pitch training for 25 teams. The teams will then pitch in the semi-finals, being held w/c 15 March, which will decide the winner of each track, who will go on to compete in the Grand Final. The tracks include:

Digital & Fintech – sponsored by Citi and the Imperial College Business School Centre for Financial Technology

Energy & Environment – sponsored by Grosvenor

AI & Robotics – sponsored by Huawei

Health & Wellbeing – sponsored by Santander Universities

Creative & Consumer – sponsored by Huawei


6pm: Introduction

6:15pm: Team pitches and live Q&A with our judging panel

7:10pm: Keynote (speaker TBA)

7:30pm: Grand Final winner announced


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