The Application Process

Step 1 – Submitting your application

Applications open on 1st May 2021 and close on 31st May 2021. Applicants will therefore need to submit their application by not later than 31 May 2021.

Step 2 – Pitch Video

Each applicant will then have one week to submit a 30-second pitch video to hello@pirtchora.com Without such video, the application will be deemed ineligible.

Step 3 – Selection Process

On 7th June 2021, the various selection committee shall be convened so that six gold tickets are awarded, in order for he applicants go straight to the pitch training sessions. The chairpersons from each selection committee shall convene in order to select the last four competition participants based on the scoring received from the individual selection committee members.

Step 4 – Pitch Training

The 10 selected participants (6 golden ticket holders & 4 carefully selected participants) will be invited for pitch training with professionals from the local start-up scene, a minimum of 2 hour session shall be held with each finalist.

Step 5 – The Competition

Applicants will have 500 seconds (8.3 minutes) to pitch their idea in front of our panel of judges. The pitch can be supported by simple movable physical assets (subject to pre-approval),presentations and/or audio-visual aids.

Judges may request for clarifications and make any remarks before closing the pitch. They will then deliberate over a three-day period and, after that, announce the results of the top three (3).

The winners will be announced on social media on Friday, 9th July 2021.

Once the winning teams will be informed,they will be invited for a kick-off meeting throughout the last week of July in order to touch base for the incubator programme.