Startup Competition

  • The 2016 Pitch Competition will take place again during the Startup Conference on May 19, 2016 in Redwood City. Startups will be able to apply through AngelList.

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    Rules

    Earn your chance to pitch on stage in front of more than 1,000 people and launch your startup. Will you be voted “Best Startup” of the conference in 2016?

    The Pitch Competition will open soon. To enter the competition:

    The application entry must be submitted through AngelList. Early applications receive extra consideration (due to time constraints), so don’t apply at the last minute. The drop-dead deadline is April 15.

    Apply to Pitch Now

    If you do not have an AngelList profile yet, now is a great time to create one. You do not have to be currently looking for money to have an AngelList profile, any startup at any stage can create a profile.

    The competition will be fierce. Of the 100+ applications, the best 8 will get to give their elevator pitch on stage in the morning. The top 3 pitches will qualify for the afternoon VC panel, which will determine this year’s winner.

    Startup Demo Pit

    If your product is ready to launch, book a Startup Demo Pit table at the Startup Village. This is a great way to meet a lot of people in a short amount of time, including some of the key influencers of Silicon Valley, whether it’s press, investors or power users.