START-UP firms are being invited to apply for the next Oxfordshire SOUP event.

The Dragon’s Den-style crowd-funding format sees entrepreneurs pitch to an audience for a prize fund of up to £1,000 cash.

Winners also receive free marketing support and mentoring.

Run by digital marketing expert Tina Marshall, Oxon SOUP is sponsored by Oxfordshire Business Support.

The next session takes place on June 16 at Abingdon and Witney College’s Witney campus in Holloway Road.

For more information, or to apply to pitch or to buy tickets, go to