Blueface raises stakes with Business Elevator competition
Prize fund of €50,000 for best pitches
TechTrade | 14 May 2012 :
Blueface, Ireland's first dedicated business mobile service has launched an innovative competition for business start-ups, Blueface Elevator 2012. Entrepreneurs throughout Ireland are invited to pitch their big business ideas to a panel of esteemed judges and the winning pitch will receive the hugely beneficial prize of top level telecommunications, advertising, public relations and legal advice to the value of €50,000.
The competition invites Irish-based start-ups with innovative ideas to give a three-minute pitch of their big idea.
The competition will be held in Carphone Warehouse stores around Ireland and the final will be held on the 14 of July at Carphone Warehouse in Grafton Street, Dublin. Seven finalists will compete for €50,000 in prizes, including telephony services from Blueface; mobile handsets and tablets from Carphone Warehouse; advertising from Newstalk; and public relations from Heneghan PR.
Alan Foy, CEO, Blueface, said: "The Blueface Elevator 2012 contest is open to Irish start-ups and business people with innovative ideas in any sector of business. To qualify, companies must be less than five years old and any products or services being pitched must either be in beta or have spent less than one year on the market."
The competition will take place at Carphone Warehouse locations throughout Ireland during June and July.
To enter, e-mail email@example.com with a 100-word overview of your idea and contact details. Closing date for entries is 20 June.