Princess Beatrice Brings Her Boyfriend To Her Father's Royal Event
It was the first time that Princess Beatrice has brought her boyfriend, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi to an official royal event. The event took place at St. James' Palace on Wednesday June 12th and was in support of Prince Andrew's Pitch@Palace campaign. Sarah Ferguson was also in attendance to support her ex-husband and his work.
This outing comes just a few days after Princess Eugenie's husband, Jack Brooksbank, made his Buckingham Palace balcony debut for Trooping the Colour. This is one of the very first royal events that Edoardo has attended and he seemed rather comfortable talking and mingling with guests. Beatrice was of course close by if he ever needed support.
The 129th Pitch@Palace Event
Pitch@Palace was established by Prince Andrew back in 2014. The goal of the campaign was to assist entrepreneurs and early-stage businesses with networking, giving them the opportunity to connect with potential clients, supporters, influencers, mentors and even business partners. This past Wednesday's event marked the 129th Pitch@Palace event.
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"Who would have thought that five years ago we would be where we are today. I can certainly say that I never believed we would achieve what we have in 5 years." - The Duke of York at #pitchatpalace 11.0 This evening at St James's Palace, The Duke of York hosted #pitchatpalace 11.0, where 42 Entrepreneurs from across the UK pitched their businesses. It is the 5th anniversary of #pitchatpalace Five years ago, in the Picture Gallery at St James's Palace, The Duke of York hosted the first ever Pitch@Palace – an initiative he created to provide a platform to amplify and accelerate the work of entrepreneurs. Since then there have been 128 events in 62 counties, over 77k applications & 24k connections made. Follow @hrhthedukeofyork to find out about tonight's pitches.
Edoardo Getting Close With Beatrice's Family
Princess Beatrice's boyfriend, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi is a 34-year-old multi-millionaire property mogul. It seems as though Edoardo is spending more time with the family recently as he attended an important event earlier this month called Colonel of the Grenadier Guards. Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie have also been spotted going on double dates with their men and seeming to have a wonderful time.
They Have Known Each Other For Years
Edoardo is apparently a friend of Princess Beatrice's family and they have known each other for years. Therefore it was unnecessary that there be a formal introduction to the parents for either one of them. We are so happy for the pair of them and hope that their relationship blossoms into something truly special!