Pitch Competitions/Events | Region 1

Pitch Competitions/Events | Region 1

Name of Event
City/State
Year
Date
Type of Event
Notes
Info
ENTREPRENEURSHIP EXPO Waterville, Maine 2019/2020 April 25 Competition Held competitions every year. In a University/College. No date for next year but it is to be expected to be in Spring Semester. Combo of techy and non-techy projects http://www.colby.edu/davisconnects/entrepreneurship-and-innovation/
MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition: Pitch Cambridge, Massachusetts 2019/2020 TBA Pitch Competition Applications for Accelerate 2019 will open during the 2019-20 academic year. https://www.mit100k.org/pitch/
MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition: Launch Cambridge, Massachusetts 2019/2020 May 15 Competition MIT Launch is a comprehensive business plan competition in which teams compete to plan and prepare their venture for the marketplace. https://www.mit100k.org/launch/
IEEE Boston ENET's Startup PITCH Practice Program: eMinute PITCH Waltham, Massachusetts 2019 Sep 3 Workshop THE CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2020 EDITION WILL OPEN ON JUNE 12, 2019 AND CLOSE ON AUGUST 14, 2019 AT 2PM (CEST). https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ieee-boston-enets-eminutepitch-the-startup-pitch-practice-program-tuesday-september-3-2019-tickets-63397161617?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Startup PITCH Practice Program: IEEE Boston ENET's eMinute PITCH Cambridge, Massachusetts 2019 Sep 17 Workshop Apply to practice your startup pitch at IEEE Boston ENET events in front of a live, engaged audience and get feedback from panelists for the evening's event. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/startup-pitch-practice-program-ieee-boston-enets-eminute-pitch-tuesday-september-17-2019-tickets-63398578856?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
GESA 2019 Boston, Massachusetts 2019 Sep 19 Award Ceremony The world's biggest EdTech startup competition.

Join us at LearnLaunch September 19th to meet the 10 companies who've applied and made it through to the 2019 Semi Finals! Once we've selected participants we'll announce them below.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/global-edtech-startup-awards-2019-semi-finals-tickets-62859244693?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
EnergyBar Somerville, Massachusetts 2019 July 11 Network Event Calling all cleantech, climate action, water and environmental entrepreneurs, investors, and partners: join us on July 11 to hear from many members of the Greentown Labs community developing off-grid solutions for the clean energy future. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/energybar-off-grid-edition-startup-solutions-for-the-clean-energy-future-tickets-61697654345?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Innovation Women Boston, Massachusetts 2019 Aug 6 Network Event Innovation Women has partnered with Staples to for an Innovation Women Speaker Series at Staples Studio.
Join us August 6, 2019 as we invite Innovation Women member Alyssa Dver to give a Pitch Workshop. After, network and get to know other leading women in the local business community.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/speaker-series-pitch-workshop-tickets-63300800398?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Boston Startup Networking Event Boston, Massachusetts 2019 July 11 Network Event Startup Networking at Bar Mercato
Grab your business cards & come introduce yourself to local individuals working at startups or considering taking a leap & getting their own startup off the ground!!
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/boston-startup-networking-event-tickets-62984276667?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
TiE Young Entrepreneurs Boston, Massachusetts 2019 June 21-22 Competition TIE Boston is hosting the 10 year anniversary of our high school youth program, TiE Young Entrepreneurs, going global on June 21st or June 22nd. Teams from all over the world will be traveling to compete in Boston and we hope that you will be able to join us! You may reserve a ticket for Day 1, Day 2 OR both if you so choose. Day 1 and Day 2 will be happening at different locations so please be sure to double check the agenda below to ensure you travel to the correct location. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tie-young-entrepreneurs-global-final-tickets-62014743768?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Founders Live Boston, Massachusetts 2019 June 27 Competition Founders Live is an unforgettable pitch competition sweeping the globe where up to five handpicked companies take the hot seat, with only 99 seconds to pitch their company and describe their value proposition in front of an eager audience. After the pitches and audience Q&A, the crowd will vote on a winner who will not only receive an award but recognition from the crowd and also the opportunity to talk more about their product or service.

ALL PRESENTERS EARN $5,000 TOWARDS AWS HOSTING

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/founders-live-boston-tickets-62743068206?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Northwest Startup Torrington, Connecticut 2019 Sep 4 Network Event Northwest Startup is a support hub established to connect and guide new businesses in all stages of development from idea conception to global impact. Northwest Startup brings together skilled business and industry mentors who provide support and feedback to help founders and their startups reach their full potential. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/northwest-startup-tickets-63347945410?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
An Entertaining and Educational Evening on IP for Startups by MIT Enterprise Forum Connecticut Hartford, Connecticut 2019 June 20 Network Event The MIT Enterprise Forum of Connecticut s a volunteer, non-profit organization operating under the charter of the MIT Enterprise Forum. Our mission is to inform, connect, and coach technology entrepreneurs–enabling them to rapidly transform ideas into world-changing companies. We are a global network of local organizations, inspired by MIT, and open to the world.

Our vision is to build a better world by accelerating the creation and growth of technology companies. We do this by showcasing emerging technologies and markets and providing programs that educate and support the entrepreneurial community.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-entertaining-and-educational-evening-on-ip-for-startups-tickets-62257286219?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
MORNING MINDFUEL Fairfield, Connecticut 2019 June 21 Network Event Every month we host a meeting for our members and community called a Morning MindFUEL. We pick a different woman owned business each month to host the event at, so that we can continue supporting fellow women and introduce our members and guests to the company and space.

We pick one topic to focus on, bring in a panel of 2-3 women business owners who are experts in their fields and can confidently speak about the topic and offer our members insight, tools and inspiration. After the panel interview, we move into a Q&A session between our members and speakers, and then spend the rest of the morning networking, enjoying snacks, coffee and mimosas!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dames-collective-fairfield-county-morning-mindfuel-focus-june-21-tickets-62052067404?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
The Boss Pitch 2020 New York, New York 2020 Jan 11 Competition The Boss Pitch is a "Shark-Tank" style pitch event where business owners, filmmakers, and dreamers have the once in a lifetime opportunity to pitch DIRECTLY to the decision makers of influential and successful corporations, media giants, investors and influencers. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-boss-pitch-2020-registration-60095710889?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
[StartEd Incubator] Pitch Practice and Happy Hour Brooklyn, New York 2019 June 21 Incubator Come watch StartEd Incubator companies practice pitches, give valuable feedback, meet other edtech founders, and share a beer with our community! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/started-incubator-pitch-practice-and-happy-hour-tickets-62928419597?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
BGV Symposium: BGV Pitch, Workshops, Networking x NYC New York, New York 2019 Nov 8 Competition Black Girl Ventures works to create access to capital for Black and Brown women founders. The BGV Pitch Competition flips the traditional pitch competition on its head: we allow the audience to donate, eliminate the panel of judges, and empower the community (audience) to ask questions and vote for the winner. Donations are optional. Our partners include Google Cloud for Startups, Google Digital Coaches, and BICTech, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bgv-symposium-bgv-pitch-workshops-networking-x-nyc-tickets-55167370089?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Summer Pitching + Capital Raising Workshop at Coalition Spaces Flatiron New York, New York 2019 June 27 Competition Every Start-Up gets to pitch before our team of Investors. The audience finds out what's coming up in the market and what VCs are really looking for!
Plus, we have our amazing Fundable – Capital Raising Pitch Workshop from 3:30 – 5:30 pm. It's Free if you register for Startupalooza. (Sorry, limited seating – so sign up now!)
After more than 10 years of helping selected Entrepreneurs raise capital – we've figured how to open it up to everyone!
This innovative event gives every Entrepreneur a shot at getting the attention of Angel Investors looking out for new deals. Tech & Digital Media VCs and execs get a unique opportunity to survey the marketplace at their own pace. Win prizes worth up to $4500.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-pitching-capital-raising-workshop-at-coalition-spaces-flatiron-tickets-63002993650?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
[NYC] Master Modeling with AI for Finance, Investment, Marketing and Sales… New York, New York 2019 Aug 15 Competition All Data 360 Labs Women's Initiative applicants can be shortlisted to qualify for our funding programs if participating in this workshop. Women's Initiative Pitch Competition applicants will receive additional instructions upon registering. Men and those who do not want to apply to the Data 360 Labs Women's Initiative are welcome to attend. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nyc-master-modeling-with-ai-for-finance-investment-marketing-and-sales-wpitch-competition-tickets-61313130223?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Entrepreneur Expo at Microsoft New York, New York 2019 Nov 20 Pitch Competition Join Entre during the Global Entrepreneur Week featuring our annual Entrepreneur Expo. We will be featuring over 40 startups and hundreds of entrepreneurs.
To pitch, get a table or sponsor the event please email Info@JoinEntre.com
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/entrepreneur-expo-at-microsoft-tickets-62763834318?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
76West Clean Energy Competition Vestal, New York 2019 Aug 7 Competition 76West, the State’s premier clean energy competition in its fourth year, is designed to build clean energy businesses and grow jobs in New York’s Southern Tier region. The participating companies are vying for $2.5 million in prize money, including a $1 million top prize. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/76west-clean-energy-competition-tickets-62317185379?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
TechMeeting – The Future of Work New York, New York 2019 Dec 4 Network and Competition For generations, the multi-decade career model used to be the norm. Today, some different models are emerging, powered by cultural and economic forces. New technologies are also playing an important role as Robotics, AI and Machine Learning are transforming jobs, skills, and wages. This TechMeeting will cover topics shaping the Future of Work: talents war, corporate culture, diversity and inclusion, HR Tech, training, collaboration tools, augmented workers and virtual assistants.

The event will start with a discussion with industry experts followed by a startup pitch session and a networking cocktail.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/techmeeting-the-future-of-work-tickets-53406749024?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
TechMeeting – Reviving Retail with New Technologies New York, New York 2019 Oct 2 Network and Competition Modern technology has transformed marketing and retail in dramatic ways. The rising importance of social media, virtual communities, e-commerce and mobile payments, has reshaped relations between enterprises, customers and stakeholders, while the democratization of AI, AR/VR and Robotics is disrupting traditional business processes in terms of warehousing, shipping, and customer interaction overall.

The event will start with a discussion with industry experts followed by a startup pitch session and a networking cocktail.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/techmeeting-reviving-retail-with-new-technologies-tickets-53407038891?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
VOZ Investor Pitch + Tech Demo New York, New York 2019 Jun 26 Panel Join us for a Investor Pitch + Tech Demo by VOZ, co-hosted by Jan Morgan, Logan Yonavjak, and Rachel McPherson. Founder Jasmine Aarons will speak on her experiences founding VOZ and her mission to create sustainable livelihoods for rural-living indigenous women through fashion and technology. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/voz-investor-pitch-tech-demo-tickets-63308964818?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Startup and Entrepreneur Diversity Event at Microsoft New York, New York 2019 Jul 31 Network Event Entre is hosting another special event geared toward diversity in startups.

Our event brings people together to openly discuss and share ideas with like-minded individuals. We welcome entrepreneurs of all types, start-ups of all sizes, industries, and stages to join us in finding the inspiration, resources, and friends that will make them successful.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/startup-and-entrepreneur-diversity-event-at-microsoft-tickets-62763027906?aff=ebdssbdestsearch