Virgin Media Business: VOOM 2016 Pitch Competition

April 4, 2016 - Events & Competitions
Virgin Media Business: VOOM 2016 Pitch Competition

Enter VOOM 2016 Pitch Competition to pitch to Richard Branson to win a share of €1.2 million in prizes!




Are you ready to #VOOM?


VOOM 2016 Pitch Competition is UK and Ireland’s biggest and most valuable pitch competition. It is 14 weeks, and the competition will include a public vote, a 29-hour Pitchathon (which will be a Guinness World Records attempt) and a series of competitive face-to-face workshops. The big finale will feature pitching to Richard Branson!


VOOM 2016


If you’re a business or a professional you can enter! Applications Close on May 10th!


There are two categories: Start Up and Grow. It’s up to you to chose the one that best reflects the stage of your business at the moment.


What will I win?

  • Social and PR support
  • Broadband and telecoms package
  • Carriage wrap on Virgin Trains
  • Mentoring
  • Financial Advice
  • €60,000 Cash Prize
  • Much more!

There are prize packages for four runners up, too!


There are also three awards!


  • The Great Award – Only businesses from Great Britain can win
  • The Impact Award – For businesses that put social and environmental impact, as well as profit, at the heart of their business
  • The CrowdFunder Award– If you chose to run a crowdfunding campaign alongside your pitch, and the winner will be based on the best video, most creative rewards, the clearest description and best-run campaign



Learn more and enter at:





Anne Ravanona is the Founder and CEO of Global Invest Her – Catalysts for getting Women Entrepreneurs Funded faster and building Gender-Inclusive Workplaces. A TEDx Speaker, Anne regularly speaks at global conferences on the topics of Funding for Women Entrepreneurs, entrepreneurship and leadership. A Huffington Post contributor, Astia Advisor, she is passionate about funding and inspiring women entrepreneurs. Follow her on Twitter @anneravanona @GlobalInvestHer