RBS Business Builder Pitching Workshop

Business Builder is organised by the Royal Bank of Scotland and is a completely free, virtual business and personal development tool, that is available for anyone (bank customer or not), whether they are just starting out or already an established business owner. (more information at the bottom of this page).


As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week we are running a 'Pitching Workshop' on Tuesday 17 November 10am – 11am


This is running as part of RBS intention to support 10,000 people to pitch a business idea during Global Entrepreneurship Week. Following the event, you will be invited to take part in a competition to win £10,000 + mentoring support. Here’s how it will work:


Step 1

All those who attend the event would then be invited to submit their pitches, via YouTube URL to events@marketing.ac.uk  All entries will be reviewed and we will shortlist the top 5 entries, and submit them to Royal Bank Entrepreneurship.


Step 2

Royal Bank Entrepreneurship will review all entries and shortlist 25 entries for submission to our ‘Grand Final Event’ – all entrants will be notified, successful or otherwise by 10th January 2021.


Step 3

The shortlisted 25 individuals will be invited to pitch ‘live’ (via Zoom) at the RBS Grand Final in early-Feb in front of our expert judging panel, for a shot at one of 5 prizes:

1 x winner of £10,000 + 6 months 1:1 coaching

4 x 6 months 1:1 coaching


To book this event, click on this Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/127286903555


Business Builder Information

It comprises Digital Learning, which is the ‘front door’ and main source of around-the-clock support, this is then supported by workshops and online community. Both the workshop and community content all points back to a Digital Learning platform, where individuals can really drill down on aspects that are important to their businesses.


  • The Digital Learning platform provides a Netflix-style player full of business development content. Work on your own personal development with the ‘Mindset & Behaviours’ modules, your business model with the ‘Customer Discovery & Validation’ content and your financial health with the ‘Financial Wellbeing’ tools. With new content uploaded monthly, individuals can continue to learn and grow over a period of time.


  • There are interactive workshops (PDF below) which cover 10 core topics in the business owners toolkit. Create the perfect 60-second ‘elevator’ pitch, set your business vision and goals or work on identifying and reaching new markets, all in a safe space to ask questions and lean alongside fellow entrepreneurs.


  • Upskill, network and be held accountable by an online community of over 3000 business owners currently registered to Business Builder.  Whether is Candles from Cornwall or IT support from Inverness,  you’re sure to broaden your network and learn surrounded by likeminded individuals.


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