Pitch Battle: Tech Startups

Aug 18, 2022, 9:00 – 10:30 PM

MARL Startup Studio, Metro Collective, and Startup Grind Rochester are partnering to bring you another round of pitch battles. The top tech startups in our community will come together and online pitch for all the glory.

Hybrid event
Pitch Battle

About this event


TECH PITCH BATTLE

MARL Startup Studio, Metro Collective, and Startup Grind Rochester are partnering to bring you another round of pitch battles. The top tech startups in our community will come together and online pitch for all the glory.

CONGRATS TO THE WINNERS

FIRST PLACE Jake Downie and Matt London founder of JDocs

SECOND PLACE Conrad Niedzielski & Josiah Faison Tale

THIRD PLACE Ndidi Chimah The Blackbook

AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD from our twitter post Ndidi Chimah and The Blackbook. Check out the NFT!


HOW IT WORKS

APPLY by August 10th (8/10)

5 Finalists will be selected by August 15th (8/15)

Pitch Battle will be streamed on August 18th (8/18) at 5 PM

STARTUPS APPLY HERE


PRIZES

1st Place – $100 Amazon gift card, $10,000 in AWS service credits and MARL mentoring for 1 hour with a Managing Partner

2nd Place – $10,000 in AWS service credits

3rd Place – MARL mentoring for 3 hours with a Managing Partner

APPLY TO PITCH


MEET THE JUDGES

Prakash Goswami - Managing Partner of MARL Accelerator & Startup Studio

Steve Smith - FLX AI

George Adams - Founder of RocDev


MEET THE STARTUPS

Meet the Tech Startup finalists:

  1. Brandy Young Certainty Analytical Labs - Pitch Video
  2. Jamar Watkins Rampant - Pitch Video
  3. Conrad Niedzielski & Josiah Faison Tale
  4. Jake Downie JDocs - Pitch Video
  5. Ndidi Chimah The Blackbook

HOSTS

Maureen Ballatori - founder of Metro Collective & 29 Designs

Jennifer Sertl - Director Community at MARL Startup Studio

Check out what happened

Facilitator

  • Michael Thaney

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Director

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

Metro Collective logo

Metro Collective

Wefunder logo

Wefunder

RocDev logo

RocDev

RocGrowth logo

RocGrowth

Rochester Open Coffee Club logo

Rochester Open Coffee Club

NextCorps logo

NextCorps

RIT logo

RIT

Bootsector logo

Bootsector

Upstate Venture Connect logo

Upstate Venture Connect

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