Evansville Hosts Regional Pitch Competition Leading Up to INX

Connecting high-growth potential companies with Venture Capitalists

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (July 20, 2018) – The Venture Club of Indiana’s Innovation Showcase Regional Pitch Competition will take place on July 26th in Evansville, connecting local entrepreneurs and growth potential companies with fellow entrepreneurs and investors looking to support emerging and growing technology.

The event will begin with 60 second elevator pitches from each company. Judges will then select finalists to present 5 minute pitches. One winner will receive a $1200 prize package from Gutwein Law for free legal services and move on to the Venture Club of Indiana’s Innovation Showcase at INX in Indianapolis in September– competing for a $100k prize package and priceless exposure to Indiana’s angel and venture investor communities.

For companies interested, contact Eric Steele to apply.

The Innovation Showcase is Indiana’s premier event for capital sources to hear pitches and connect with fundable companies.  This year, the Innovation Showcase will be hosted at INX, which stands for “inspire, innovate and invest.” INX is one of the largest gatherings of entrepreneurial companies and investors in the Midwest. Gathering in Indianapolis for two days, INX is an entrepreneurial celebration of technology and innovation that includes a startup expo, keynote speakers, and networking.

Evansville’s Innovation Showcase Regional Pitch Competition is open to the public. Anyone with an interest in local startups is welcome to attend the free event. Attendees are asked to RSVP as food and beverages will be served.

Event Time: Doors open at 6:00 p.m. | Pitches begin at 6:30 p.m.

Event Location: Innovation Pointe (318 Main Street)

Event Hosts: The Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville is the local event organizer and cohost, in partnership with Evansville Tech on Tap, InGen and the Venture Club of Indiana

Event Sponsor: Gutwein Law: Helping some of the best, most forward-thinking businesses in the world and their stakeholders grow through high-level legal counsel.

 

ABOUT THE GROWTH ALLIANCE

The Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville provides support to new and existing businesses to enhance the economic vitality of the City of Evansville and Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

Evansville’s HUB for fostering a culture of collaboration and Innovation to fuel growth, the Growth Alliance leads and/or participates in a number of initiatives to enhance Evansville’s entrepreneurial ecosystem - supporting the launch of technology-based businesses.