Food and Beverage Pitch Battle

Apr 21, 2022, 9:00 – 10:30 PM

Startup Grind and Metro Collective are partnering to bring you another round of #SGPitchBattles. The top Food and Beverage startups in our community will come together and online pitch for all the glory. APPLY by April 15th (4/15) 5 Finalists will be selected by April 18th (4/18) Pitch Battle will be streamed on April 21st (4/21) at 5 PM

Virtual event
Pitch Battle

About this event


Startup Grind and Metro Collective are partnering to bring you another round of #SGPitchBattles. The top Food and Beverage startups in our community will come together and online pitch for all the glory.

HOW TO WORKS

APPLY by April 15th (4/15)

5 Finalists will be selected by April 18th (4/18)

Pitch Battle will be streamed on April 21st (4/21) at 5 PM

STARTUPS APPLY HERE

PRIZES

  • $2,500 Lead Investment on Wefunder *pending a raise on the platform
  • Introductions to Venture Capitalists
  • Startup Grind Hoodie
  • Copy Upstate Founder Playbook
  • Referral to Startup Grind membership program
  • Founders Playbook from Upstate Venture Connect


APPLY TO PITCH

STARTUPS APPLY HERE

MEET THE STARTUPS

Loris Amista - Maestri della Pasta (website)

Margie Traxler - Grain Free Mama's (1 minute pitch video)

Will McDouglas - Favored Flavors (1 minute pitch video)

Joseph Ruggieri - SWIPS (1 minute pitch video)

Tosin Onafuye - 500chow (website)

MEET THE JUDGES

  • Maureen Ballatori - 29 Design Studio, Metro Collective
  • Laura Fox O’Sullivan - The Commissary
  • Tom Seymour - Bison Bag
  • Jenn Smith - Grow-NY

Check out what happened

Organizers

  • Michael Thaney

    Startup Grind

    Director

  • Joshua Batres

    CivicPulse

    Community Outreach Lead

  • Dustin Doucette

    Upstate Venture Connect

    Director of Operations

  • Carolyn Spencer

    CoPivot

    Founder Relations

  • Ananth Prajval Tallavajhula

    SchoolQuizz

    Community Manager

  • Eric Leinberg

    InfoPreserve Inc.

    Founder @ InfoPreserve

  • Nate Thomas

    Advisor

Global sponsor

Dell Technologies logo

Dell Technologies

Presenting

LaunchNY logo

LaunchNY

Partners

Metro Collective logo

Metro Collective

Upstate Venture Connect logo

Upstate Venture Connect

RocGrowth logo

RocGrowth

RocDev logo

RocDev

RIT logo

RIT

Wefunder logo

Wefunder

NextCorps logo

NextCorps

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