Pitch it Brit Asia

helping SMEs gain training, investments
 and a chance to win from our 10K prize pool.

Pitch it is designed to give additional help and support to SMEs with a training day followed by the opportunity to pitch in front of investors as well as being in with the chance to win from our business resource prize pool worth 10k.


22nd May 2021 – 29th May 2021

What can you expect from Pitch IT?

  • >> Full day of training with a pitch deck expert
  • >> Provision with building a captivating and persuasive pitch deck
  • >> Networking with other SME’s and investors
  • >> Investment opportunities
  • >> Chance to win 10K worth of business resources


What you will do
8 hour training day of comprehensive pitch training to help you develop a winning killer Pitch Deck with access to leading pitch expert, Zulfikar Ali.

Training will cover:

  • Problem
  • Vision
  • Unique Value Proposition
  • Traction/Milestone
  • Market size
  • Competition
  • Team
  • Ask

Over the following week all 20 businesses will use their training to improve on their pitch deck ready for Pitch Day.


22nd May     9am-6pm

29th May     9am-6pm


What you will do
You will be pitching, gaining more training with our workshop ran by Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), receiving feedback, networking and also being in with the chance to win from our prize pool.

Pitch Day will cover

All 20 businesses will get the opportunity to deliver their 5-minute pitch + followed by a 2-minute Q&A
+ ongoing workshop

Over the day businesses will be split into groups and will have the opportunity to take part into formative workshops while waiting for their turn to pitch.



Who can apply?

  • You are an SME
  • You are a limited company

How do I apply?
Click here and fill the form with ALL the information on the Eventbrite event page. Payment will be requested after providing all the details.

Deadline: Applications close on May 19th 11:59pm


Zulfikar Ali – Pitch deck expert

Highly experienced pitch trainer and accountant, helping many companies secure funding from VC, Angels and grant providers.

Senior Advisor at Innovate UK Edge helping SME’s to start-up, grow and scale through expert help and support,
Successful serial entrepreneur with background in business growth investment, acquisitions and consolidation has given him invaluable experience in the measures of success for these ventures, both from an
operational and strategic standpoint

Tony Shergill – CEO of BritAsia TV and Founder of BritAsia Fund

For more than a decade he’s been committed to supporting and promoting the cultural identity and voice of the British Asian community. In order to do so, he proudly runs BritAsia TV, a platform for the Asians around the world to showcase their music and achievements given to society. Most recently, BritAsia Fund, a place where businesses are taught how to set up for success with an iterative and long-term effective method to turn their dream idea into a reality.

Recent investments and partnerships: BritAsia Film Fund (Smooth Demon Production, Moving Pictures Media and Checklist Films) and BritAsia Music Fund (RECHORD.XYZ)

Jack Darby – MD at BritAsia Fund

Jack has founded a company that helps people manage their type 2 diabetes, utilising artificial intelligence and machine learning, via an app. This pulls on his medical degree, sport science degree and nutrition background to allow him to scale his impact to millions of

In the face of the unemployment crisis caused by the pandemic, he also set up BritAsia Fund, an investment fund and business incubator that helps people build and scale world
changing businesses from scratch.


proudly partnered with
for the event

>> this event will run based on the latest COVID-19 guidelines

Got a question?

If you have a question we’re happy to help. See our FAQ’s or email emily@britasia.tv