Thursday, January 12 (6:30pm EST – New York)
Register to Attend ($20/$30 – includes pizza/soda)
Apply To Pitch (Pitching includes Gust/Angelsoft application and pitch coaching from McAdory “Mac” Lipscomb)
Panelists (alphabetic order)
- Gil Beyda (@gilbeyda) Founder & Managing Partner at Genacast Ventures
- Art Chang (@achangnyc) Founder at Tipping Point Partners
- Micah Rosenbloom (@micahjay1) Founder Partner at Founder Collective
- Mark Wachen (@mwachen) Managing Partner at DreamIt Ventures
- 6:30pm – Pizza, networking and introductions
- 6:45pm – Investor Feedback Forum – 10 startups pitch to an investor panel; the panel provides actionable advice for each pitch
- 8:15pm – Pitch Showdown - audience voting via Twitter; winners announced and prizes awarded
- 8:30pm – Drinks at nearby location
Feedback Forum and Pitch Showdown is designed to:
- Help early stage startups refine their investor pitch
- Provide helpful, actionable advice on each startups business model from active, early-stage tech startup investors
- Demonstrate to the audience how investors evaluate startup pitches
- Award prizes to the most viable startups, based on audience and panel voting.
The three winning startups are automatically invited to pitch to the NY Angels.
At the Investor Feedback Forum, the panel and the startup pitches are integrated into a single session. Startups pitch to a panel of early-stage technology investors. Each startup gives a pitch and brief demonstration of his/her product. The panel and audience ask follow-up questions after each pitch. The panel gives constructive feedback to each startup pitching. At the end of the series of pitches, the audience votes for their favorite pitches via Twitter. The winners are announced and prizes are awarded. Then we go for drinks nearby.
- Graham Lawlor (@generationg), Founder of Ultra Light Startups
- David Carlos (@davidcarlos), Founder of David Carlos Managed Information Architects
Registration (New York)
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