Welcome to the Art of the Pitch podcast series – a Virgin Media Business podcast created to support contestants entering the VOOM pitching competition.
The VOOM competition gives businesses the chance to pitch their business idea to Sir Richard Branson and win a share of €1.1m in prizes!
Interested in entering? Go to VOOM Pitch 2018 for the full details.
Art of the Pitch: Episode Zero
This episode is a short intro describing what contestants and business people can expect to learn from the podcast series.
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Art of the Pitch: Episode One
In episode one, listeners will learn how to enter the VOOM pitching competition, as well as discover more about the amazing funding and prize money available to the winning business.
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Art of the Pitch: Episode Two
We spoke to Jack Murray from All Good Tales about how to create a killer brand story to market your business. Essential listening for anyone entering VOOM 2018.
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Art of the Pitch: Episode Three
Creating your pitch video doesn’t have to involve expensive video equipment or professional lighting, it can be simply done on your smartphone.
In this episode we spoke to Robert Fitzhugh from the Dublin Smartphone Film Festival about how to shoot quality video using just your smartphone.
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Art of the Pitch: Episode Four
In episode four, we spoke to Roisin Linnie from Wolfgang Digital, an award-winning digital marketing agency, about how to promote your business on social media.
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Art of the Pitch: Episode Five
In this episode we talk to Rosanne Longmore, last year’s competition winner and founder of Coroflo – the world’s first accurate breast milk flow monitor.
Rosanne tells us what it takes to enter VOOM and the benefits the competition offers to start-ups and small and medium enterprises, from funding to media exposure.
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Art of the Pitch: Episode Six
In episode six we spoke to the founder of Cleverbooks, Darya Legorina about her use of augmented reality in children’s education.
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Art of the Pitch: Episode Seven
In episode seven of the podcast, we spoke to Andrew Turner from the KickAbout App about how he is trying to revolutionise the game of five-a-side.
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Art of the Pitch: Episode Eight
In episode eight we spoke to April Danann whose book “I am She Who Creates” will be a must-read for creative women looking to make a positive change in their life.
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Art of the Pitch: Episode Nine
In this episode, we speak to Karl Murray from Kotanical who wants to make Ireland a global hub for essential oils.
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Art of the Pitch: Episode Ten
In episode 10, we hear the inspirational story behind Junior Einsteins Science Club from founder Tracey Jane Cassidy.
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Art of the Pitch: Episode Eleven
In episode eleven, we speak to Barbara Moynihan from On Your Feet about how to deliver a great presentation.
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Art of the Pitch: Episode Twelve
In episode twelve, we speak to the #VOOM 2018 winner and CEO of Junior Einsteins, Tracey-Jane Cassidy.
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