£10,000 awarded to VFS innovator at Solent University pitch competition
Solent University graduate, and #VFS21 innovator Mitch Wisniewski has been crowned the winner of the Business Pitch competition receiving a £10,000 investment to accelerate his company.
The Business Pitch – a competition for entrepreneurial students and alumni from Solent University, Southampton – reached its climax yesterday (Wednesday 29 June) with the winner announced, following a challenging pitching process in front of a panel of business experts, including Theo Paphitis.
Mitch Wisniewski a 2020 BA (Hons) Computer Generated Imagery (CGI) Solent University graduate was crowned the winner, receiving a £10,000 investment to accelerate his company Other Skies – a 3D bespoke configuration service for the marine industry.
On announcing the winner Theo Paphitis said, “This is a fantastic prize. Projects like this provide start-up businesses with an incredible step up, giving them access to mentors and support during a crucial stage of their business, which I’m sure will be of great benefit.”
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