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Central Arc Angels (CAA) have launched their September pitch event which will take place on Thursday 29th September at MK:U Central Milton Keynes.

CAA’s focus is mainly tech or tech enabled businesses, but also support other sectors if there is sufficient interest amongst the angels in that sector.

Priority will be given to businesses based in, or contributing to the economy of, Milton Keynes and Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire. 

Applicants will be taken through a process to prepare them for the event at the end of September:

6th September from 3 to 5pm 

Online training on How to Pitch delivered by Martin Spiller, Bettany Centre, Cranfield University. Applicants are encouraged to attend this training even if they have pitched before.
Open to all even if not available for the pitch event.

19th September from 2 to 4pm 

Online practice pitch event. Applicants will pitch to members of the CAA Steering Group who will give feedback on the pitch.
The panel will choose who is going forward to pitch
on 29th September.
Attendance is compulsory to pitch on the day.

21st September 

Applicants will be advised if they have been successful to pitch at the live event and will be provided with a mentor to help perfect the pitch and pitch deck.

29th September from 5 to 7pm 

Pitch Event at MK:U.

How to apply

To apply businesses should complete the JotForm and submit their current pitch deck

The applications will be received by the CAA Steering Group and invitations to attend the training sessions will be forwarded.
Closing date 2nd September.

About Central Arc Angels

Central Arc Angels, based in Milton Keynes, are facilitators bringing together entrepreneurs and angel investors through regular pitch events. We are run by a steering group of experienced advisors, angel investors, and business owners who have great connections within the Central Arc area (Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, Luton, Bedfordshire, and Northamptonshire).
We are members of the UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA), all the deals pitched will be on the UKBAA DealShare platform so they are also available to any angel who is a member of UKBAA, increasing the exposure of the entrepreneurs to wider opportunities.
We are not a fund, nor are we FCA authorised and we do not arrange or manage any of the deals nor do we provide any investment advice, we simply facilitate introductions between parties and support the entrepreneurs and angels through online training.

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