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Join us on August 31 for an evening of celebrating the best local startups and have a great evening together on the last day of the summer!
Pitch Battle is a competition of the top 10 startups from the local ecosystem where they will have a chance at winning a free membership in our global Startup Program plus lots of additional prizes.
SUBMIT YOUR STARTUP HERE till August 28th at 10 pm.
Exposure, publicity, and the opportunity to practice and perfect your pitch. The top three winners of the pitch competition win a free membership in our global Startup Program that includes a bunch of great tools, international connections, access to capital, and high-value products and services to help their business.
Our judges will be prominent Angel Investors and VC's. Each participating company will receive detailed written feedback from the judges on what you can do to continue to refine and improve your pitch and presentation as you move forward in your fundraising efforts,
The top 5 companies scored by the judges will be the winners. In addition, there will be an "Audience Choice" winner selected by a vote event attendees. The winners will receive a free membership in our Startup Grind Startup Program and move on to compete in our global Pitch Battle in late September/early October. The "Audience Choice" winner will receive their own unique prizes.
Supporters and Attendees:
Despite the "pressure" of pitching, the goal is for the event to be fun and lighthearted. Everyone, including friends, family, team members, employees, are welcome to join us, support our region's entrepreneurship ecosystem, make new friends, and be part of the selection process.
Angel Investor & Partner at Venture Catalysts
Natalia has over 5 years of experience in private and government organizations:
- support and development of innovative projects in Moscow innovation cluster,
- IT projects management in Rostelecom,
- control and development of the stock market in FAS Russia,
- projects analysis in Moscow Government.
New League Accelerator (China) and Ex-Partner at Futurico Ventures, еx-GM at Stampsy
Venture capitalist, Editor at @proVenture Telegram channel, Forbes 30under30, ex-Da Vinci Capital
Savely joined the Begin Capital fund right after its foundation in 2019 as an investment analyst. He is looking for and reviewing projects in various markets like apparel resale, social eCommerce, digital health, grocery delivery, diverse AI-related markets. Participated in the formation of the fund's current portfolio, providing support in transactions with Zadaa and Woom companies. He holds a BA in Quantitative Economics and Econometrics from the Higher School of Economics
Digital Media Entrepreneur, Managing Partner Venture Catalysts Delhi NCR - India's leading angel investor network with fundraising over $52M for 60 startups in 2018, topping the early-stage investments in India. Love working with entrepreneurs, open for collaborations & mentoring.
Currently also building a global community of entrepreneurs, mentors & investors. Feel free to join us in our mission to enable startups with knowledge, global market access, partnerships & fundraising.
In the past have handled media production and design projects for big brands including Microsoft, Google, Network 18, Educomp, ZEE TV to name a few. Exposure across media platforms including TV, Advertising & Web....but the current love is building a startup ecosystem where actually everything seems converging.
Professionally a skilled management graduate with executive education from MIT Sloan School of Management...well versed with media technologies and love creative ideation, designing and direction.
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