About the Gavel (Pitch Competition):
The culmination of the Enterprise Studio course is the Gavel event that takes place at the end of the academic year. Out of all the superb project ideas that were entered in this inaugural competition, 6 of the most innovative and market-focused business ideas were selected to participate in the pitch competition. The Pitch Competition winner will receive the Gavel Prize, which consists of:
- The Award of a prize of seed capital of up to £30,000/$40,000
- One year of start-up space for your project team in New York or London
- Dedicated mentor support for the first year of the business launch process
Industry and investment introductions tailored to the winner's business proposal.
Meet the Judges Panel:
MICHAEL CHUNG - CEO of BrandEd
ADAM DINWIDDIE - Product Team Leader at Fairchain
MELANIE GERLIS - Art market columnist for the Financial Times
VISHAL KUMAR - CEO and co-Founder of the Alice Camera
JEREMY RHODES - Director of Business Development and Originations for Yieldstreet / Athena Art Finance
Sotheby's Institute of Art
New York and London
Art and Design | Business | Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations
Akesson, Elsa; Buczek, Natalia; Collins, Emma; Esham, Rachel; de Haro, Isabel; Mescherskaya, Maria; and Zheng, Yazhi, "The Gavel" (2022). Speaker Series. 30.