Have you ever been to a business pitching event or seen businesses competing for the chance to win funding, influence or other opportunity? Entrepreneurs talking about their businesses clients, markets, efforts and punch of numbers on their sales, traction and revenues where at some point the entrepreneur pitching can see no one in the room is really that interested.
Get in the Ring aims to challenge the status quo of pitching. The minds of the investors need to be triggered. For this reason, Get in the Ring changed the way people are pitching and has introduced a new unique pitching concept. Startups getting in the ring will battle it out, one on one, during five different rounds. Each round focuses on a relevant topic that all investors are interested in.
The final round witnessed Sahal Transportation, Gulf Fishery and Dhaweeye Taxi who battled out in the ring answering questions regarding relevant topics that all jury members were interested in. The audience also had a vote at the end of every battle as well the ability to ask quetsions to the competitiors.
Over 300 people attended the event, 7,000 others watched live on Facebook and over 350,000 reaches over social media with a social media team in place tweeting live on all the incidents of the event.
Finally, jury members announced Dhaweeye as the 2019 Get In The Ring Hargeisa champion winning the opportunity to join the global entrepreneurs gathering. the battle ended but with results that will hopefully last forever for all the businesses took part.