The Final Pitch first aired its maiden season in 2017 on History Channel. The show broke the mold by being the first business reality show in the Philippines. Entrepreneurs from around the country and from across the globe tried out and in the end, 10 teams made it to the cast of entrepreneurs. Investor Judges include Jose “Jomag” Magsaysay of Potato Corner, Henry Lim Bon Liong of the Sterling Group, and Mica F. Tan of the MFT Group of Companies.
The Final Pitch moves to its new home, CNN Philippines. Making their debut as investor judges are Cong. Mikee Romero of Philippines Air Asia, William Tiu Lim of Mega Global Corp., Dino Araneta of Quad X, and Jet Yu of Prime Philippines. A social enterprise category backed by BPI Foundation represented by Maricris San Diego, debuts this season.
Gaining momentum from its previous season, the show attracts a strong cast of entrepereneurs, with 11 teams making it to the most funded season to date. Making a comeback as investor judges are William Tiu Lim of Mega Global Corporation and Cong. Mikee Romero of Philippines Air Asia. They are joined by new investor judges, Ice Dream Inc.’s (license holder of Baskin Robbins) Michael Dargani, and Mark Vernon of Tagcash. The Bank of the Philippine Islands’ John-C Syquia, Maricris San Diego, and Jessy Cruz join the panel as guest judges as they reprise their backing of the social enterprise category.