Young Inventor Wins at The Pitch 2009

The entrepreneur behind an ingenious invention to prevent bike theft has been crowned the winner of‘s UK-wide pitching competition at a celebrity-packed grand final in London. Anthony Lau, founder of Cyclehoop, rode away with £50,000 worth of business support after presenting to a panel of top class business experts and an audience of over 150 entrepreneurs at the exciting conclusion to The Pitch 2009. In a polished pitch, Lau, who made it through to the final after winning the South East heat of the competition, dealt expertly with a grilling from judges Tim Campbell, winner of The Apprentice 2005; former TV Dragon Doug Richard; Pimlico Plumbers founder Charlie Mullins and Helen Stevenson, chief marketing officer at Yell. Lau, whose product clamps to exi... »