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Tech Startup Pitch Event, Thurs, October 24th in Boca Raton at Cendyn Spaces

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Startup POP Pitch Competition
Startup POP Pitch Competition
Startup POP Pitch Competition

StartupPOP will be running it’s 33rd tech startup pitch event with networking in the last 4 years on October 24th, 2019 at 6pm at Cendyn Spaces.  We have had over 300 startups pitch at our events since 2014!

Tonight’s theme is CBD Startups! This industry is rocking. What is CBD? It is the non-high marijuana industry or hemp industries. It is tons of lotions, pills and everything under the sun selling everywhere, unregulated, until the government cracks down! We will have speaker on the subject!

If you have a tech startup or are interested in the startup community in Boca Raton, this is a special local event you should consider attending!  If you attend for the first time, you will see 5 tech startups get up and pitch their businesses!

Welcome to StartupPOP’s 33rd Tech Startup Pitch Event with Networking.

If you are interested in DEMO’ing your tech or getting a table to give out literature about your services during the event, sign up below. It is going to be $199 for a full table and $299 for a pitch company/sponsorship table package.

WHO: Investors, Entrepreneurs, Start-Ups, Tech Community, Angel Investors, Tech Mentors, Venture Capital EXECs, MGRs, SPONSORS (see below).

WHAT: A Tech Startup Pitch Event.  There will be an expert/investors panel. Our intention is to assist local tech start-ups to pitch their tech product or service. A tech start-up can be looking for a variety of things like seed capital, tech partners, business partners, advisers, mentors or business leads. Attendees are welcome to stay and network after-words. We are going to have several speakers to be announced prior to the pitch event.

WHEN: October 24th (Thursday), 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

WHERE: Cendyn Spaces, 980 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton, FL 33432

COMPANIES PITCHING: 

TBD

HOW MUCH:
Attendee – FREE – RSVP here on Eventbrite, on Meetup or on StartupPOP.com. StartupPOP.com

Attendee – Give To The Dan Marino Foundation (danmarinofoundation.org) – $25.

$149 – Pitch Company (Please contact us in advance to see if you can pitch at jennifer@startuppop.com)

$35 – Sponsorship – Digital Shout Out

$99 – Sponsorship – Digital Package

$199 – For a full demo/sponsor table.

$299 – Pitch Company – Sponsor Package

INCLUDES: Soft Drinks and Light Snacks.

PARKING: No cost.

THE FORMAT: 5 local tech start-ups will be given up to 3 minutes (up to 4-page pitch deck) to pitch their concept or product/service. There is networking before and after the event. Pitching companies can provide a short, no more than 4 pages of powerpoint or PDFs, which we will display on a screen. There will be a panel of successful entrepreneurs and investors who will be at the event. This panel will have a few moments to ask a few questions following each pitch.

PITCH DECK REQUIREMENT: We need to review either your pitch deck or executive summary to be chosen to pitch. We are requiring participants to fill out a 1 to 4-page mini pitch deck. This mini pitch deck will be used for both pitching and for interested investors. This is required! Our limit is 4 pages! Remember this is a 3-minute pitch. The pitch deck must be landscape and a PDF file. You can go to this link here to review an example pitch deck. If you are interested in Pitching you can contact us at dan@startuppop.com or craig@startuppop.com. Please send us at least name of company, what you are pitching, and preferably your mini pitch deck. Please give us a couple days to respond if you are interested in pitching.

Pitch Guidance: The start-up companies pitching have up to 3 minutes to answer 5 common questions about their business:

What is their product/service?
What is their business model?
Size of the Market they serve?
How do they get to market or get traction?
What are they here looking for? Capital, Partners, Advisers, etc..

PANEL MEMBERS: We typically have a mix of investors, and startup experts sit on our panel. Each event may have a different set of experts. Potential Advisers, Mentors and Audience members will be asked to approach start-ups of interest after the event. We will list the companies which will pitch as we approach the pitch date.

PAST PITCHING COMPANIES:
Here is a list of some of the companies which participated in the past 20 tech start-up pitch events: (Hard to believe that may companies have pitched!) Abelian.io, adFroogle, Aerobyte, ActivePark, Allevion, Apparition Mobile, Apollonix, Apretaste, Avila Stores, Aqua TV, ArrestSOS, BCD Software, beTen, BGNY.io, BitChase, BYL Network, caddyDRONE, Capture.It, Caribu.co, CONDUU, Counsel On The Go, CuratorLive, DealCoachPro, DL Alert Pro, Donkies.co, EastOutWith.me, eCalypse, Edamoli, Elemental Dynamics EmergentHealthcare, EvictionsPro, Everyware, Floravina, Frelp, Friendly Reminders, GameMerce, Game Masters Solutions, Gatha, Gift Squirrel, Glince, Global Boat Works, GPS for Piano, Go Grab, HeadyFoods, Greet, Gyfu, HealthGigJobs, Hello Show, iGoTrackr, iLumenfi, InheritPlan, Instabitts, InteractionsIQ, Jeditronix, Jinglz, Kanyu, Know My Town, Lending Sutra, Liquidbricks, LunchMoney, MedBeam, Mission Tuition, MBOpp, MobiDox, My Body Hormone, Mrecruit, MyLoop, Neuromore, Nomads, @NOW, nXus, OnePlan, OWLmo, Parkarr, Pickk, Pragras, Previte, Privsee, Prom.ly, Prototype, Puppy Play Dates, Quantom Enterprises, Referrizer, Rentlit, Revolve, Roizo, Shmoozfest, Seyopa, Sierra Lifestyle, Inc., Simplifyed & VerityIQ, SKY H2O, Smitz Laboratories Corp, Slurpits Living Biofilter, SociallyBuzz, Squeeze, Stand4, STAX, Sygnol Analytics, Take It National, Take Up Code, TapNSell, Techmovr, TGL Film, The Go App, The Animal Social Network, Tinker University, TightTalk Electronics, ToneLive, Tonomos, Trithereum, TruVisibility, Tudor Ice Company, uRemix, UseMyBenefits.com, Vivarena, Young Makers Lab, Wave Theory, Well Done Wood, Wherhab, Who Ya Got, Wiki Beach Real Estate, Worthy, Yuvie, Zeekah and others.

SPONSORS:
If you are a SERVICE BUSINESS like a BIG WEB AGENCY, A LAW FIRM, A STARTUP CONSULTANT, ACCOUNTING, an INSURANCE PROVIDER, BROKER/DEALER or just LOVE THIS EVENT and want to support us fully and get the chance to have a booth/table or stand up and give an overview of your services, you can buy small to large SPONSORSHIPS. To get a full table will cost $199 or for the pitch company/ full table combo package it will cost $299! Larger sponsorships are available. All the participants involved in StartupPOP are for-profit businesses. While we are a for-profit businesses, we are still a group dedicated to enabling tech start-ups to get mentoring, guidance and capital (if necessary) they need in order get start started and get to revenue. So sponsoring is a way to give back to the community and help us grow the economy! Sponsors will get great exposure to the tech startup community and will be mentioned often in person, in emails and online! We can offer you a table, banner ad and let you get up and pitch your service or offering. Please contact us at dan@startuppop.com for more information about sponsoring StartupPOP events! Thank you for caring about the Startup Community!

VIRTUAL NETWORKING EVENT, Wed. Oct. 16, 11:30am.
We are also running a VIRTUAL NETWORKING EVENT at 11:30am, Wednesday, October 16th. This is like a 60 minute online BNI for the Boca/South Florida vicinity. It is only for the first 25 to signup. In this 60 minute meet and greet, you will be able to give a 2-3 minute short elevator pitch about what you are looking for.
We will also share the contact info. Here is a short video about this virtual event: https://youtu.be/cimmw_n3wYw  For this first event, use the promo code FREE, to attend for free. It is a $10 value. To sign up  go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/south-florida-virtual-networking-event-by-startuppop-tickets-75154251389

NEED OFFICE SPACE IN BOCA RATON?
Cendyn Spaces is a great coworking space in Boca Raton. Please contact Amanda@cendynspaces.com for more info or go to CendynSpaces.com.

Check out my books “GO SEO YOURSELF”, “NAMES” and “PITCH” available for sale both online and at the event! Click here if you want to buy any of these books on Amazon.

RSVP today and we will see you at the next event!

Dan Gudema
StartupPOP

 

 

Venue

Cendyn Spaces – Co-working Office Space Boca Raton
980 North Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL 33432 United States

Organizer

StartupPOP LLC