The Startup Magazine Pitch Deck Competition

The Details

Who, what, when, where and how


This competition is open to those who are past the idea stage and are at the pre-development stage of their startup, who have a project specification and vision for their app.


The Startup Magazine has teamed up with startup app development company, Portboost on a competition to help 3 lucky startups get help on their pitch deck and app design.


We’re accepting idea submissions now!


Sign up here on Ideator and start filling out your idea details on the platform. The entire event will occur virtually.

How to Get Started?

When you are ready for us to review your idea, make your idea “public facing” and add it to the TSM – Pitch Deck Competition collection on Ideator and we will choose the top 5 ideas.
Submissions close on 11th February 2016 at 12, midnight GMT. Please don’t wait until the last minute. The earlier you make your submission, the more time we will have to review it. You can always make changes and seek feedback from others on the platform after you submit to us. We actually encourage this.

Drive hype around your idea and get noticed!
We will announce the Finalists on 15th February 2016 at 12, midnight GMT via email, and on the Startup Magazine Twitter handle (@thestartupmag).

The 5 top finalists will have a chance to pitch their ideas virtually to an amazing panel of judges. Each finalist will have 5 minutes to present on the 16th February 2016 with 3 minutes for Q&A and feedback from the judges.

Our awesome judges include:
1. Patrick Rodgers – Account Executive | 451 Marketing
2. Ian Holton – Business Development Manager | Breather
3. David Woodbury – Founder | Rev7+
Full judging criteria can be found here.

1st Prize – A Pitch Deck re-design and consultation from Portboost to help you impress investors and take your business forward (worth $500) and 10% off quoted price to develop your tech startup with Portboost (worth approx. $1,500).
2nd Prize – 10% off quoted price to develop your tech startup with Portboost (worth approx. $1,500).
3rd Prize – 5% off quoted price to develop your tech startup with Portboost (worth approx. $750).

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