Virgin Atlantic have launched a
brand new inflight TV program titled Pitch TV, in which will give up coming
Entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their business ideas to the flying
public. The full press release from Virgin Atlantic can be read below:
part of its 25th birthday celebrations,
Virgin Atlantic is launching a new show onboard its inflight entertainment
system. PitchTV will be shown onboard
all Virgin Atlantic flights from June 2009 and also be available on www.virgin.com.
http://entrepreneur.virgin.com/pitchtv/. The online community will vote for their
favourite video pitches and each month, the winning videos will feature as part
of Virgin Atlantic’s PitchTV show onboard flights – gaining exposure to the
thousands of business professionals who regularly fly Virgin Atlantic. Anyone
interested in hearing more about the most popular entrepreneurs’ business ideas
will then be able to get in contact and maybe help take their ideas further.
PitchTV show will also feature exclusive interviews with guest entrepreneurs
answering questions posed by Richard Branson’s Twitter and blog followers. So
far, confirmed guest business personalities include Charles Dunstone (Carphone
Warehouse), Michelle Mohan (Ultima), James Caan (Dragon’s Den) and Tony Hseih
Richard Branson, President of Virgin Atlantic
“When I was starting out, I wish I could have had the chance
to pitch my business ideas directly to
people who could help make my ambitions a reality. We can
now make that happen for you.
“If you’re a budding entrepreneur, we’re giving you the
unique opportunity of getting your ideas by top business professionals from
around the world onboard Virgin Atlantic planes as well online at virgin.com.
“Who knows – among the viewers might be someone with the
power to bring your idea to life.’
should film themselves delivering their best pitch possible; making sure it’s
no longer than 2 minutes. Then they simply upload their video pitches here: http://entrepreneur.virgin.com/pitchtv/