8 pitches. A room full of investors.
1 chance to change your future.
10 October 2016 London
Turn your startup into Europe's next big thing

We’ve partnered with Capital One® to introduce PitchIt (a competition for fintech startups) to the LendIt Europe agenda for the first time. This partnership will nurture emerging talent throughout the competition, provide selected finalists with unparalleled access to industry expertise as well as invaluable exposure at the leading marketplace lending event in Europe.

The 2016 PitchIt Finalists
Why Pitch
  • Opportunity to secure investment and partners by meeting investors
  • Receive mentorship from industry leaders
  • Have your pitch heard by the international fintech community
  • Gain valuable exposure through global PR

NOTE: The deadline for applications has passed.

More Reasons to PitchIt
  • Selected finalists will receive up to 2 free passes to LendIt Europe 2016
  • Selected finalists will receive up to $1,000 for travel to PitchIt
  • Winner receives a complimentary Bronze sponsorship package at next year's LendIt Europe conference (£7,500 value)
  • Winner receives a personalized mentor plan from Capital One including mentorship from experts associated with Capital One Growth Labs, a partnership between Capital One and L Marks
  • 50% off Startup Zone booths for the eight selected PitchIt finalists
Headline Judges
  • Ravi Anand
  • Managing Director
  • ESF Capital
  • Simon Atkinson
  • Director, Alternative Finance
  • Liberum
  • Fred Hofmann
  • Director
  • Anthemis Group
  • Amy Lenander
  • Managing VP and CMO
  • Capital One UK
Mentors work closely with finalists in preparation for PitchIt @ LendIt and provide ongoing support thereafter. Interested in mentoring? Email pitchit@lendit.com for details.
  • John Goodall
  • Co-Founder & CEO
  • Landbay
  • Stefan Klestil
  • Partner
  • Speedinvest
  • Tim Levene
  • Managing Partner & Founder
  • Augmentum Capital
  • Mike Lobanov
  • General Partner
  • Target Global
  • Liliana Reasor
  • CEO & Founder
  • Novus Ordo Capital Ltd
  • Phin Upham
  • Principal
  • Thiel Capital
  • August 24
  • Applications open
  • September 12
  • Deadline for entries
  • September 26
  • Finalists announced
  • September 27
  • Finalists begin working with mentors
  • October 10
  • PitchIt @ LendIt Europe 2016
Our Partners
Capital One

Each of us has our own experience with money. At Capital One UK we strive to make this experience a positive onefor our customers, so they can spend more time on what matters most to them.

We’re a lending company that was founded on the belief that technology and information can transform the industry. Still led by our founder with that vision, we are a successful global bank and one of the UK’s top credit card providers supporting millions of customers.

Capital One Growth labs is our new partnership with L Marks to ensure fintech start-ups can get access to our expertise and capabilities to develop and test their innovations. For those building products in the fintech space or for the financial sector, going it alone can be tough – particularly with strict and changing regulations to be aware of. Capital One Growth Labs is live now!

Interested in investing or mentoring? Email pitchit@lendit.com.
The Power of PitchIt
Hear from LendIt USA winner AutoFi on their experience at PitchIt
LendIt ♥︎ Startups
All qualifying startups get 50% off tickets to LendIt Europe 2016. Please contact info@lendit.com for details.

NOTE: The deadline for applications has passed.