ICE London’s Pitch ICE programme announced Monday it will be receiving submissions from gaming industry start-ups until Thursday, December 8. Companies are also being asked to submit a two-minute video to become part of the 2023 initiative.
The Pitch ICE programme offers up to 14 gaming entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase their solutions and innovative approaches in front of industry investors and visitors attending ICE London, to be held February 7-9, 2023.
Voting is available to the wider industry with individuals able to cast up to 10 votes for the companies they wish to see pitch at ICE 2023. Once public judging closes, an independent panel of industry professionals will select up to 14 entrepreneurial start-ups.
The successful companies will secure a free-of-charge pod on the Pitch ICE Pavilion for the full three days of the show, which includes an opportunity to take the ICE stage and pitch to potential investors at a dedicated time on either Tuesday 7 or Wednesday 8.
ICE London Event Director Andy Ventris stated: “Clarion Gaming has a proud track record of promoting start-up businesses by using the influence of its brands to help make the connections that all businesses need. In fact, we have been providing start-ups with a gateway to industry investors and strategic partners since 2009, with many securing important investments and acquisition partners as a direct result of their pitch presentations.”
“Pitch ICE is for new companies that are beyond the ‘concept phase.’ There must be a demonstrable product and we are looking for propositions that are built on solid technology and that are scalable. Pitch ICE is about recognizing the extraordinary entrepreneurial talent that exists within this industry and helping them on their journey” he concluded.