The City of Glendale invites you to participate in Pitchfest 2020!
Eight finalists competed in front of a live audience, angel investors and VC judges,
for the $43,000 Pitchfest prize package during Glendale Tech Week 2019.
Each company has 8 minutes to complete their pitch followed by a five minute Q&A. Finalists also have an opportunity to attend an advance coaching session with the judges in an effort to perfect their pitch deck and address any pre-presentation questions.
-Any science or technology product
-Startup with zero-to-nominal revenues
-Founder must present
2019 Pitchfest Prize package
The grand prize is comprised of a suite of essential professional services for young startups, including:
Access to leadership expertise, strategic guidance, and assistance with valuation provided by partners at Black Diamond Ventures valued at $2,500,
3 months of complimentary office space for a small team at Industrious Glendale valued at $6,100,
Setup of 3 digital media channels for marketing, competitive analysis of digital marketing strategy, and running and optimizing a digital marketing campaign for 3 months with $500 of media spend per month from Pastilla valued at $5,250,
$5,000 in business law consulting and services including incorporation services, drafting of Equity Incentive Plan, and 3 months of Limitless Legal (basic plan) legal consulting and services from LegalLab,
$5,000 in business evaluation and strategy services, and legal counsel on contracts and third party agreements from Bruno Group, Inc.,
$5,000 in consulting and legal services in the area of intellectual property (IP) law, including procurement of IP rights, licensing, and enforcement of those rights from Phil IP Law Group,
Advisory board services for strategic planning and investment structuring from Oceanview Capital Partners, Inc. valued at $5,000,
$5,000 in video production, printing, and copying services provided by the City of Glendale’s Media Graphics,
6 months of bookkeeping services from Anchor Bookkeeping valued at $1,200,
1 month of free co-working space with childcare (8 day plan: 8 days in the month with 4 hours of childcare each day) offered by FGUMC Workspace and Playschool valued at $400,
A guest presenting spot at Glendale Tech on Tap meetup,
A guest spot in the Glendale Tech on Tap podcast,
A congratulatory ad in a business and technology publication paid for by the City of Glendale, and
30 minutes of pre-attendance to Meet the Funders VC networking event.
Admission into ValueScaler’s upcoming ValueScaler 90 Day Accelerator in Glendale. The Accelerator will be run as a cohort with other Glendale Tech Week startups and includes a full curriculum and ongoing group and 1on1 coaching sessions over the 90 days, valued at over $3000.