Startup Grind Phoenix Virtual Pitch Battle

Thursday, October 1, 2020, 1:00 – 2:30 AM UTC

Startup Grind Phoenix is hosting a virtual pitch battle featuring the top five local applicants on September 30th from 6-7:30 pm. Our sponsors will be offering cash prizes for the top three startups.

Virtual event

About this event

Startup Grind Phoenix is hosting a virtual pitch battle on September 30th featuring the top five local startup applicants. 

Startup Criteria:

  • A meaningful number of active users (B2B SaaS: Have paying clients,  B2C: user numbers at least in the high 100s/1000s)
  • Be revenue-generating (under 1 million dollars generated in total)
  • The product must have launched
  • There must be a full-time team

Who doesn't love cash prizes? 

1st place: $1200 sponsored by Hool Coury Law and one year of open seating membership to Galvanize.

2nd place: $500 sponsored by DTPHX with an additional $300 in downtown Phoenix perks

3rd place: $250 sponsored by Startup Grind Phoenix and a 6 month Starter+Study membership to Perimeter83

*The top 5 finalists will receive an initial business consultation meeting as well as a financial action plan from DFG Advisors*

To apply, submit a 1-minute pitch video and information here. Application deadline: September 23rd.  

Judging will be based on:

  • Value Proposition
  • Market Opportunity
  • Technology Product or Service
  • Team Composition
  • Pitch

We can't wait to see who will be the Startup Grind Phoenix Pitch Battle first place winner! 

Check out what happened


  • Connor Hubach

    Hool Coury Law


  • Jamie Baxter


    Co-Founder & CEO

  • Brenda Schmidt



  • Ji Mi Choi

    Arizona State University

    Associate Vice President, Knowledge Enterprise


  • Lauren Baxter

    Startup Grind Phoenix



  • Kevin Mead

    Chapter Director