Always Be Closing Pitch Battle

Irvine
Thu, Aug 27, 5:30 PM (PDT)

About this event

Pitch to a group of angel investors! 

Winners get a private virtual coffee meeting with one of our judges and the opportunity to represent OC in Startup Grind's Inaugural Global Pitch Competition!!

Criteria:

You must be to be an early-stage company based in Southern California (We consider Southern California to be made of the following counties: Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura, San Bernardino, Riverside, and San Diego.)

Your company must be less than 5 years old.

Your company has raised less than $1 million USD in funding and not closed a "Series A" round of financing.

Submission Process: It is now CLOSED

Please have your Youtube video link (public or viewable link) ready to go no later than Wednesday, August 19, 10PM Pacific Standard Time. The pitch has to be 90 seconds or less (we will count this!). Startups advancing to pitch to the investors will be notified by Friday, August 21st 6PM. For questions or concerns please email jessica@startupgrind.com

The pitch must include the following items (we will count this):

1. Introduce team members presenting and your ask (funding amount).

2. Define the problem and explain why your audience should care.

3. Explain your solution. How is your product/service going to create a solution?

4. Company traction

5. Relevant experience to back up your business

Startups

BestLegalChoice

BestLegalChoice's mission is to provide affordability, transparency, and trust when hiring an attorney. With our innovative service people can post their legal jobs for free and have vetted attorneys provide transparent quotes, giving them immediate disclosure of what the cost will be and exactly what services are included.

GAIT

Gait is a Usage-Based Insurance (UBI) technology and data provider for Insurance Companies.

SparkLink

Social media for real life. Connect with new people, chat with friends, and plan/attend events! It is a social media app that gives users more control over their online presence than ever before.

SmartSpace AI

We help property owners and managers capture powerful insights, automate their processes, and enhance security to operate 10x better by using existing cameras, smart workflow, and artificial intelligence.

CenSyn

CenSyn is a pre-FDA stage medical device company that creates a handheld EEG monitoring device for accelerated screening of Alzheimer's, Traumatic Brain Injury and Epilepsy.

Moderator

  • Ash Kumra

    Ash Kumra

    88.9FM Business Radio Host & Peak Mindful

Judges

When

Thursday, Aug 27
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM (PDT)

Brought to you by

  • Jessica Acosta Jaquez

    Jessica Acosta Jaquez

    Startup Grind

    Director

  • TJ Kinion

    TJ Kinion

    LearningFuze

    Program Manager

  • Ariel Kramer

    Ariel Kramer

    CCO CELLINK | Columnist at Business Insider

  • Ash Kumra

    Ash Kumra

    88.9FM Business Radio Host & Peak Mindful

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