ACW Startup Pitch Competition

The Only UK Based Alternative Careers & Wellbeing Event for Doctors in 2017

  • KPMG
  • Doctify
  • Mercia Technologies
  • Medic Creations
  • NHS England
  • Eurekadoc
  • PwC

Pitch your Startup Idea

As influential players in the health startup world, we look to promote the best startups led by doctors

Doctors make excellent entrepreneurs with the right support systems, hence this competition is all about putting you and your startup in front of a panel of industry experts who have the power and connections to propel you to success!

Whether you're simply at an idea stage, or a fully formed startup - why not enter?

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Proceedings and Key Dates

Up to 10 startups will be selected to pitch for 2 minutes to our panel of industry experts.

They will be marked on presentation, clarity and feasibility of idea

Nominations will be open until August 31st, OR when we receive a sufficient amount of applications, after which time we will create a shortlist.

Finalists will be notified in early September

All entrants to this competition will be given a discount of ACW 2017 Standard tickets.

All finalists will be given 1 free pass - we will provide you with an additional guest pass if you have already purchased a ticket from us.

Please note, in a bid to encourage gender diversity in entrepreneurialism, female led companies will be automatically shortlisted

Awards will be given to the winner and runner up

  • 3k worth of legal advice from International Law Firm CMS
  • A chance to connect with accelerators and incubators to support your company to grow
  • and more.. keep checking this page!

Eligibility Criteria


  • Your company must be no more than 18 months old from incorporation.

  • You do not have to have a registered company to participate
  • The company must have a doctor or medical student as a Founder, CEO or Medical Director or equivalent to participate
  • We accept companies from all sectors (e.g. not just healthcare)
  • At least one medical representative from the company must be willing to attend and pitch in London on Friday 27th October 2017, at our evening networking event.

    Good Luck!

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