InMotion Ventures partners with Pitch@Palace

InMotion Ventures partners with Pitch@Palace

We’re delighted to partner with Pitch@Palace, the entrepreneurship programme founded by HRH The Duke of York in 2014.

 Since 2014, Pitch@Palace has helped over 490 start-ups and Entrepreneurs in the UK and internationally to turn their business dreams into reality. Alumni include AI start-up Magic Pony, acquired by Twitter in 2016, and Reach Robotics.  

 As well as connecting entrepreneurs with a hugely valuable network of contacts – from mentors to investors and potential partners – Pitch@Palace offers fantastic exposure at events all over the world. The lucky finalists also get a unique opportunity: the chance to pitch to an influential audience from the worlds of entrepreneurship, technology, media and investment at St James’s Palace.

 InMotion Ventures Managing Director Sebastian Peck was a mentor at Pitch@Palace 8.0 in 2017, and our portfolio company By Miles was lucky enough to be among the winners.

 “Being a mentor for Pitch@Palace 8.0 was fantastic, so we’re hugely excited about working closely with HRH The Duke of York and his team on their 2018 programme,” says Sebastian Peck, Managing Director of InMotion Ventures. “Pitch@Palace is a hugely beneficial experience for start-ups, as the By Miles team can attest, and we’re looking forward to helping more entrepreneurs unlock the potential of their ideas through this collaboration.”

 Applications for Pitch@Palace 9.0 are open now. The theme is “Data, Intelligence, and The Future of Security”. Startups in areas like AI and machine learning, internet of things and blockchain are particularly encouraged to apply.

 Pitch@Palace On Tour events take place in London on January 31, Cheltenham on February 2 and Huddersfield on February 7. Winners from each On Tour event are invited to attend Boot Camp in Manchester on March 13, alongside entrepreneurs selected from the application process. Pitch@Palace 9.0 will take place at St James’s Palace on April 25.

For more info on Pitch@Palace, please visit


Sam Clifton
Venture Capital


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