Glendale Tech Week’s Pitchfest brings extraordinary startups, VCs, angel investors, notable CEOs and keynote speakers together under one roof. Companies selected to participate in Pitchfest will compete for a grand prize in front of a live audience, angel investors and VC judges on Thursday, September 19, 2019.
DeadLine to Apply: August 11, 2019
Each company will have 6 minutes to complete their pitch, followed by three minutes for Q&A. Companies selected to participate will also have an opportunity to attend an advance coaching session with the judges in an effort to perfect their pitch decks and address any pre-presentation questions. All participating companies will be invited to the closing reception later that evening where the winner will be announced.
Startups with zero-to-nominal revenues
Founder must present
OPEN TO ALL; applicants need not be based in Glendale
2019 Grand Prize
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,
$5,000 in business law consulting and services including incorporation services, drafting of Equity Incentive Plan, and consulting on IP and fundraising from LegalLab,
$5,000 in legal counsel and services related to startup company transactions including incorporation, contracts, and investor materials from Bruno Group, Inc.,
6 months of bookkeeping services from Anchor Bookkeeping valued at $1,200,
Investment structuring services and negotiations from Oceanview Capital Partners valued at $5,000 ,
$5,000 in video production, printing, and copying services provided by the City of Glendale’s Media Graphics,
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,
30 minutes of pre-attendance to Meet the Funders VC networking event, and
more to come!