End of Year Pitch Battle

Dec 10, 2020, 10:30 PM – Dec 11, 2020, 12:00 AM

Let's wrap 2020 with a Startup Grind #SGPitchBattles. This will be an opportunity for top startups in our community to come together to participate in an online pitch competition. APPLY by November 26th (11/26) 5 Finalists will be selected by December 4th (12/4) Pitch Battle will be streamed by December 10th (12/10) STARTUPS APPLY HERE: https://forms.gle/DFshExczyAVK4RsW8

Virtual event

About this event

STARTUP GRIND PITCH BATTLE

Let's wrap 2020 with a Startup Grind #SGPitchBattles. This will be an opportunity for top startups in our community to come together to participate in an online pitch competition.  Check out the video on WNYStartupCommunitySlack!

APPLY by November 26th (11/26)

5 Finalists will be selected by December 4th (12/4)

Pitch Battle will be streamed by December 10th (12/10)

PRIZES

  • Startup Grind Startup Program 1 year Membership
  • Startup Grind Hoodie
  • Wefunder Venture Partner meeting
  • 20% off Wefunder platform fee (if you decide to run a equity crowdfunding campaign)
  • Landing Page design and development (by Doug Kellermeyer)
  • Logo design, 2 social media profile images and a business card (by Amanda Altman of A3 Design)
  • Founder Bookshelf Starter Package (by Innovia Colabs)

APPLY TO PITCH

STARTUPS APPLY HERE

MEET THE STARTUPS

Emmily Bowman - Braidbabes (1 minute pitch video)

Mattaniah Harp - Tekkiner (1 minute pitch video)

Gary England - Vu LLC (1 minute pitch video)

Richard Crabbe - The Essential Machine (1 minute pitch video)

Dave Heimbuch - Hidrent (1 minute pitch video)

MEET THE JUDGES

  • Richard Glaser - RocGrowth
  • Tom Seymour - Lidestri, Hammer Packaging
  • Amanda Altman - A3 Design
  • Anthony Testa - Innovia Colabs
  • Maureen Ballatori - 29 Design Studio, Metro Cowork
  • Tyson McDowell - Greatscale Ventures

Check out what happened

Judges

  • Richard Glaser

    RocGrowth

    Founder

  • Tyson McDowell

    Greatscale Ventures

    Managing Partner

  • Maureen Ballatori

    29 Design Studio

    Founder and CEO

  • Tom Seymour

    Lidestri Foods

    Key Accounts Executive

  • Anthony Testa

    Innovia Colabs

    Managing Partner

  • Amanda Altman

    A3 Designs

    Principal

Startups

When

When

December 10 – 11, 2020
10:30 PM – 12:00 AM UTC

Agenda

10:30 PMWelcome & Intros
10:45 PMPitches
11:15 PMJudging & Breakout Rooms
11:30 PMWinners Announced

Hosts

  • Doug Kellermeyer

    Mindex

    Software Developer

  • Michael Thaney

    Constellation Brands

    Innovation Partnerships

Organizers

  • Michael Thaney

    Startup Grind

    Director

  • Douglas Kellermeyer

    Partnerships Lead

  • Ami Berger

    Startup Grind

    Tech Founder

  • Jack Cavanaugh

    Ecosystem Builder

  • Ananth Prajval Tallavajhula

    SchoolQuizz

    Community Manager

  • gabrielle peck

    Creative Lead

  • Adham Mashaly

    Marketing Lead

  • Joshua Batres

    CivicPulse

    Community Outreach Lead

  • Dustin Doucette

    Upstate Venture Connect

    Director of Operations

  • Carolyn Spencer

    CoPivot

    Founder Relations

Global sponsor

Dell Technologies logo

Dell Technologies

Partners

RocDev logo

RocDev

NextCorps logo

NextCorps

RocGrowth logo

RocGrowth

RIT logo

RIT

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