Applicants should be:
- a founder or co-founder of the business and resident in Europe
- have a product or prototype that can be demoed at the time of submission
- not have raised more than 1 million pounds sterling in equity financing
Pitch on a Plane is a brand new competition launched by Founders Forum and British Airways in association with Hangar 51.
Submit your pitch and join a LIVE Q&A from the ground with a group of the world’s leading tech entrepreneurs, investors and CEOs 30,000 feet in the sky on a British Airways aircraft as they make their way from San Francisco to London for Founders Forum on 13th June 2019.
Founders Forum and British Airways are looking for startups building next generation travel tech products or services which have the potential to transform the customer’s air travel experience through innovative technology solutions.
Get noticed on a global stage and pitch alongside 2 other finalists at the most exclusive Tech event in London.
Share your venture with industry influencers on a novel live in-flight pitch competition.
Network with VCs, senior investors, CEOs and industry experts at Founders Forum London.
* Taxes, fees and charges will be payable. See https://onbusiness.britishairways.com/web/ba/terms-and-conditions for more information.
** Taxes, fees and charges will be payable. See https://www.britishairways.com/en-gb/executive-club/terms-and-conditions for more information.
Applicants should be:
Please upload (i) a 2-minute video of yourself outlining your idea, how it works and why it’s different and (ii) a teaser deck of not more than 10 pages.
Application deadline was midnight GMT on 8th March 2019.
All applications will be judged by Founders Forum Group investment professionals and a selection of the top 10 quarter finalists will be asked to pitch to a panel of judges at British Airways HQ on Wednesday 10th April 2019. Quarter finalists will be flown from their country to London courtesy of British Airways.
Our exclusive business class cabin full of top founders, CEOs and investors will watch your video presentations on board the aircraft before you participate in a live Q&A midflight with the panel of passengers over the WiFi enabled voice calling function. Passengers will confer and deliver their verdicts back to the semi finalists before touch down at LHR.
Top three finalists will be invited to attend Founders Forum London, on 13th June 2019, to pitch in person to a judging panel consisting of Brent Hoberman, Alex Cruz (CEO of British Airways) and a selection of top guests to determine the final winning business. Finalists will be flown from their country to London courtesy of British Airways.
By submitting your entry you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions…
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