Evansville Hosts Regional Pitch Competition Leading Up to inX3
Connecting high-growth potential companies with Venture Capitalists
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (May 9, 2017) – A Regional Pitch Competition will take place on June 1st 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 and move on to the Venture Club of Indiana’s Innovation Showcase at inX3 in Indianapolis on June 14 – competing for a $100k prize package and priceless exposure to Indiana’s Angel and Venture Investor communities.
An application is available online for companies interested in Evansville’s inX3 Regional Pitch Competition.
inX3, which stands for “inspire, innovate and invest,” is the largest regional celebration of entrepreneurial companies. Gathering in Indianapolis for one week (June 13-17), inX3 is an entrepreneurial celebration of technology and innovation connecting venture capital and investors with scale-up and investment-ready companies.
Evansville’s 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 5:00 p.m. | Pitches begin at 6:00 p.m.
Event Location: Arts Council of SW Indiana Gallery (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, the University of Southern Indiana 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.