Pitch Competitions/Events | Region 1

Pitch Competitions/Events | Region 1

Name of Event
City/State
Year
Date
Type of Event
Notes
Info
ENTREPRENEURSHIP EXPOWaterville, Maine2019/2020April 25CompetitionHeld 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 projectshttp://www.colby.edu/davisconnects/entrepreneurship-and-innovation/
MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition: PitchCambridge, Massachusetts2019/2020TBAPitch CompetitionApplications for Accelerate 2019 will open during the 2019-20 academic year.https://www.mit100k.org/pitch/
MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition: LaunchCambridge, Massachusetts2019/2020May 15CompetitionMIT 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 PITCHWaltham, Massachusetts2019Sep 3WorkshopTHE 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 PITCHCambridge, Massachusetts2019Sep 17WorkshopApply 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 2019Boston, Massachusetts2019Sep 19Award CeremonyThe 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
EnergyBarSomerville, Massachusetts2019July 11Network EventCalling 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 WomenBoston, Massachusetts2019Aug 6Network EventInnovation 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 EventBoston, Massachusetts2019July 11Network EventStartup 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 EntrepreneursBoston, Massachusetts2019June 21-22CompetitionTIE 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, Massachusetts2019June 27CompetitionFounders 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 StartupTorrington, Connecticut2019Sep 4Network EventNorthwest 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, Connecticut2019June 20Network EventThe 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 MINDFUELFairfield, Connecticut2019June 21Network EventEvery 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 2020New York, New York2020Jan 11CompetitionThe 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 HourBrooklyn, New York2019June 21IncubatorCome 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 NYCNew York, New York2019Nov 8CompetitionBlack 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 York2019June 27CompetitionEvery 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 York2019Aug 15CompetitionAll 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 MicrosoftNew York, New York2019Nov 20Pitch CompetitionJoin 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 CompetitionVestal, New York2019Aug 7Competition76West, 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 WorkNew York, New York2019Dec 4Network and CompetitionFor 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 TechnologiesNew York, New York2019Oct 2Network and CompetitionModern 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 DemoNew York, New York2019Jun 26PanelJoin 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 MicrosoftNew York, New York2019Jul 31Network EventEntre 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