Startups or vendors can exhibit in the Demo Showcase area to meet investors, partners and customers for dealmaking andmaximize exposure.
The Demo Showcase is open for two 30 minute periods before and after the pitching sessions and two one hour perods during lunch and Awards reception for networking 1 on 1 meetings. We also have a meeting area which you can use throughout the day.
STARTUPS PITCH 50+ ACCREDITED INVESTORS FROM SILICON VALEY AND OTHER REGIONS
There is no selection process to pitch, startups simply self register on our site. Pitches are open to seed stage, early and advanced growth startups seeking to scale. We offer "Perfect Pitch" Training sessions online in advance to presenting startups.
You can register to pitch for 4 or 6 minutes followed by a rapid-fire question and answer session from the investor judge panel. You also exhibit in Demo Showcase. Many startups have received millions in funding from past events overthe 12 years.
We also select top startups for our special awards announced at the closing party.
Startups Pitch From Stage
Pitch and demo opportunities for startups
Sponsorship opportunities for service providers, corporate partners and regions/states
• Pitch Silicon Valley investors and potential corporate partners by registering for your pitch spot on stage
• Discover how to raise funding for your startup
• Exhibit at the Demo Showcase area during networking breaks to meet investors and potential corporate partners for 1 on 1 meetings
• Network over lunch with partners, investors and key industry players
• Understand tech trends and emerging technologies across all industries
• Pitching tickets include investor lunch with investors at your table, Awards reception, demo tables, pitch from stage to investor judges for 4 to 8 minutes followed by investor/judge questions.
•Awards (in kind and in cash) for the top 5 winners.
And we offer a fewpasses to attend CES 2023 in person or on-demand for the speakers, judges, sponsors, and startups subject to our discretion.
All startups pitch for total of 6 to 12 minutes (4 to 8 minutes pitch and 2 to 4 minutes q/a) to panel of startup ecosystem stakeholders partnering with ENRICH Hubs, investors (angels, acceleraors, VCs and CVCs) and audience members.
8:30 - 9:00 am Registration
9:15 am - 12:15 pm Session 1
NVESTING TRENDS ACROSS TECH MARKETS - SPECIAL AI FOCUS
Moderated Panel followed by pitches
12:15- 1:15 pm DEMO SHOWCASE OPEN & NETWORKING LUNCH
All startups presenting (am or pm) meet with investors and corporate partners and audience in the Demo Showcase
We invite investors to speak on introduction panels and judge startups pitching for 90 minute sessions.
We select investors who apply as judges. They will introduce themselves in panels and then listen to pitches, and give their feedback to the entrepreneurs. They will also vote for the top 5 presentations.
Investors judging must be actively engaged in investing their own funds or making decisions for their firms, and not solely advisors.
APPLY FOR COMP INVESTOR TICKET IF YOU AGREE TO REQUIREMENTS ABOVE i.e. Speak on a panel and judge a pitch session
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