We won! Yep, you guys did it. It’s official. ‘On The Tools win the People’s Choice Award at the annual Pitch@Palace awards ceremony!’
We were entered into the Fintech category and were represented on the night by our very own CEO Lee. We kicked things off with a bang and had a solid start to the competition by securing one of the few three-minute pitch options.
With the People’s Choice Award, that’s where our incredible audience came in. They got behind us as a company and voted for us to win this fantastic award.
Since the company began back in 2014, On The Tools has grown from strength to strength. And now, we are the largest online construction community in the world! Boasting a following of over 2.5 million on social media and over one billion video views.
Our aim now? To provide a solution to the unrepresented tradespeople of the UK, and to provide them with the same opportunities, financial privileges, and perks as the rest of the white-collar world.
Lee added: “I am absolutely over the moon to have won the People’s Choice Award.”
“Representing On The Tools at Buckingham Palace is something I will always remember, and we’re all really excited to get cracking on now that our win at Pitch@Palace has given us access to such a rich network.”
“This should open many new doors for us, and allow the On The Tools brand to continue to grow.”
“Watching our construction community grow over the years has been incredible.”
“And to win this award really puts our team’s hard work, not to mention our growing online community, all into perspective.”
We couldn’t do any of this without our incredible team, clients and wonderful audience. So, we just want to say a massive thank you to everyone who voted and supported us on this journey!
The Event Itself.
The Pitch at Palace event was originally founded in 2014 by The Duke of York. And, this year, it took place on the 8th of November and was held at none other than Buckingham Palace!
But why were we there in the first place? Well, the event aims to discover entrepreneurs and companies with demonstrable opportunities in a range of different categories. Then, via this event, connect them to a powerful network of supporters, influencers, mentors, and business partners.
Each year, only 42 entrepreneurs are selected to pitch at the event. There, they present either a three minute or thirty-second slot. So the fact that we were one of the few able to pitch for three minutes was a massive achievement!
Once again, a massive thank you to everyone who voted for us and supported us in our journey to Buckingham Palace. If you’d like to find out more about what we do, check out our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn channels to keep up to date with everything OTT!