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Empowering diverse
founders to build, grow and scale businesses.

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Grow your business.
Pitch for investment.

11 July 2024, Birmingham
Get ready for a night that will redefine networking, innovation, and entrepreneurial spirit! Immerse 2024 presents our first Pitch and Cocktails Night, giving the opportunity to six visionary founders to pitch their inspiring and growing businesses for a chance to access a £5k funding pot to propel their ventures to new heights.

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Application Criteria

  • A UK-registered business

  • At least 1 founder (or C-suite) self-identifies as an underrepresented group

  • You have proven expertise in your industry

  • This pitch night is open to all industries and sectors

  • A clear value proposition/proof of traction

  • You have launched your MVP

  • At least 6 months of your business running

If you have any reasonable adjustments and would like to get an accessible version of the application form please email [email protected].

Application Process


Complete our initial online application 


Submit a video pitch entry for review



Video review and final six founders selected

Pitch your business

Six founders pitch live for grants to a panel of judges

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“This programme has been incredibly impactful in so many ways but seeing the brightest, most brilliant business owners and professionals build a strong community of trailblazers in the entrepreneurial space is phenomenal.


I am really looking forward to supporting the running of a second year of Immerse in seeing what this year’s opportunities can do for our community and watch them grow, build and scale.”

In partnership with
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