TechConnect Demo Day is a pitch competition that givesv early stage startups the opportunity to pitch their socially innovating solutions to pressing issues including public safety, voting, education, jobs, housing, health and social justice. The top startups will be invited to our Pitch Prep Session on Thursday, August 2nd and Friday August 3rd. During this session, each team will be paired with mentors included entrepreneurs, corporate executives, designers, and developers to help strengthen their ideas and perfect their presentations.
On Friday, August 3rd the startups will have 3 minutes to present their innovative solution, idea, or technology before a panel of judges, members of the media, venture capitalists and TechConnect attendees. One winning team will receive $5,000 in cash and $5,000 in prizes, which may include laptop computers, business development services and mentor support for one year.
Eligible startups must: