This unique event will introduce 50 or more innovative entrepreneurial companies that are commercializing market changing cutting-edge technologies seeking to raise capital. Exhibitors will also have the opportunity to meet investors during a private reception followed with all guests from a diverse network of more than 300 venture capitalists, angel investors, business executives, and other entrepreneurs at this invitation only event.
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(Indianapolis, Ind.) - Here’s what you need to know. The Innovation Showcase is July 11th, 2013. Applications are open now for companies who want to exhibit and pitch. The top presenting companies are competing for over 60K in cash and prizes. It’s free (but competitive) to exhibit and pitch. Companies sign up to exhibit and pitch here.
Now for more details.
This is a call to companies seeking to exhibit and pitch at the 2013 Innovation Showcase.
Entering its fifth year, The Innovation Showcase has grown into Indy’s premier event connecting fundable companies (of all stages) with top local and regional investors all while creating an undeniable energy fueled by Indy’s incredible entrepreneurial ecosystem.
This year’s event has grown even larger and will be held at the Dallara IndyCar Factory in the shadows of the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
And this year we’re upping the stakes for our exhibiting startups. Each entrepreneur will have the opportunity to pitch to our investor panel for a chance to win more than $60,000 in cash and tangible services including:
5K in legal services from Barnes & Thornburg
5K in web development from Fox.io
5K in PR services from Blast Media
5K in Venture Coaching from DeveloperTown
5K in accounting services from Lehman’s Terms
5K in branding services from The Momentum Group
5K in video production from Neal Moore New Media
5K in web marketing services from DK New Media
5K in office space offered by Launch Fishers
5K in presentation skills training (for multiple companies) from Scientifically Speaking
5K+ in Formstack software (Max plans for three companies for a year)
5K in COLD HARD CASH!
Best of all, the top presenters from the pitch competition will gain access to the most well-known angel investors in the area. At least two presenters will go straight in that evening to make private pitches to HALO and Elevate Ventures. They (and maybe other presenters) will also gain access to guaranteed pitches to Stepstone Angels, Purdue’s P3 Alliance, IU’s Innovate Indiana Fund, Gravity Ventures, Allos Ventures and xCap Angels.
The deadline for company submissions is fast approaching. So if you think you have what it takes to mix it up with the region’s top entrepreneurial companies — we encourage you to apply now for one of the spots in the showcase. The process for companies to exhibit and pitch starts here: http://theinnovationshowcase.com/#exhibitors
Visit the Innovation Showcase website.
This year's event is scheduled for July 11, 2013 at Dellara Racing Facility in Speedway.
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