TUES SEPT 11, 2018
Boca Raton at Cendyn SPACES

Tech Startup Pitch Event with Networking


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Tech Startup Pitch Event With Networking

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

In the Atrium area, outside of M.E.A.T. [Website]
980 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton, FL [MAP]

A block north of Mizner Park in Boca Raton in the Wells Fargo Building on the East Side.


Startups and those interested in the startup community in Boca Raton, this is a special local event you should consider attending!  Welcome to StartupPOP’s 28th Tech Startup Pitch Event with Networking! The first 30 attendees for this event are free.

Tonight’s theme is Blockchain/Crypto Startups!

This event is $15 per person online on StartupPOP.com. On Meetup and Eventbrite this event is $15. At the door, the event is $25. If you are interested in DEMO’ing your tech at one of our tables during the event, buying a sponsor table, please see DEMO DAY below. It is going to be $99 for a half table and $199 for a full table. Members get a 30% discount on buying tables, and 10% off any future event.

WHO: Investors, Entrepreneurs, Start-Ups, Tech Community, Angel Investors, Tech Mentors, Venture Capital EXECs, MGRs, SPONSORS (see below).

WHAT: A Tech Startup Pitch Event. Our intention is to assist local tech start-ups to pitch their tech product or service. A tech start-up can be looking for a variety of things like seed capital, tech partners, business partners, advisers, mentors or business leads. Attendees are welcome to stay and network after-words. We are going to have several speakers to be announced prior to the pitch event.

TABLES: This is a great opportunity for both companies pitching and for companies that have pitched before to set up your tech, product, service on a table so you can meet directly with INVESTORS, CUSTOMERS and interested parties.
Purchase a half or full table here: SPONSORSHIPS

WHEN: September 11th (Tuesday), 6 PM to 8:30 PM.  The networking and pitch event starts at 6pm. If you are setting up a table, please come as early as 5pm.

WHERE: Cendyn Spaces, 980 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton, FL

$15 – RSVP here on meetup. (10% discount if you join as a member)
$15 – on Meetup or Eventbrite.
$25 – At the door with no RSVP.
$99 – For half a demo/sponsor table. (30% discount if you join as a member)
$199 – For a full demo/sponsor table. (30% discount if you join as a member)
Membership is now required to pitch.  Join here

INCLUDES: Soft Drinks and Light Snacks.

PARKING: No cost.

THE FORMAT: Between 5 and 10 local tech start-ups will be given up to 3 minutes (up to 4 page pitch deck) to pitch their concept or product/service. There is networking before and after the event. Pitching companies can provide a short, no more than 4 pages of power point or PDFs, which we will display on a screen. There will be a panel of successful entrepreneurs and investors who will be at the event. This panel will have a few moments to ask a few questions following each pitch.

PITCH DECK REQUIREMENT: We need to review either your pitch deck or executive summary to be chosen to pitch. We are requiring participants to fill out a 1 to 4 page mini pitch deck. This mini pitch deck will be used for both pitching and for interested investors. This is required! Our limit is 4 pages! Remember this is a 3 minute pitch. The pitch deck must be landscape and a PDF file. You can go to this link here to review an example pitch deck. If you are interested in Pitching you can contact us at [email protected] or [email protected] Please send us at least name of company, what you are pitching, and preferably your mini pitch deck. Please give us a couple days to respond if you are interested in pitching.

MEMBERSHIP IN STARTUPPOP NOW REQUIRED TO PITCH: While we love running these events, where over 300 startups have pitched, our business needs to be sustained with various sources of income.  That means we are a for profit business and not a non-profit. StartupPOP has decided to add a new requirement to pitch.  In order to pitch, you need to be a member of StartupPOP.com.  There are two membership/subscription choices, $59 for 6 months or $79 for 12 months.

What is the value of this membership?  Below is the value you get for signing up as a member.

  • 30% discount on buying a table or admission at current and future StartupPOP Events.
  • 10% discount on future events (or the current event if you sign up for membership first)
  • Ability to upload and manage min pitch deck, main pitch deck, business plan, pro forma and other docs for investors, so investors can easily get your extended set of documents for review.  This will save both you time and us time and energy in getting your pitch deck ready.  It will allow you to make last minute changes to any of your docs if you are logged on.
  • We will be providing an external startup profile web page that gets your startup company indexed on Google Search, that provides your startup text/content and a back-link to your website which is great for SEO.  This is so important for getting found on the web, and getting a link back to your business.
  • We will be listing your social media and a link to signing up to get on your email list, if you have one, through your profile page.  Once again this is important for your startup customer funnel, whether we are talking investors or beta customers.  Either way, this is all great stuff for startups.
  • We will be listing your business as a member of StartupPOP on the home page and other places throughout Startuppop.com, and will show your startup now as a member and not just a pitch company.  That means that you will be able to find your company listed long after we run this event.
  • Most important value of all, is helping the tech startup community by helping to support our business so we can continue to run Tech Startup Pitch Events!
  • Members of StartupPOP will get additional social media mentions in Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook, Medium, Meetup, Eventbrite and other media for PR.Here is a link to join as a member!

The start-up companies pitching have up to 3 minutes to answer 5 common questions about their business:

What is their product/service?
What is their business model?
Size of the Market they serve?
How do they get to market or get traction?
What are they here looking for? Capital, Partners, Advisers, etc..

PANEL MEMBERS: We typically have a mix of investors, and startup experts sit on our panel. Each event may have a different set of experts. Potential Advisers, Mentors and Audience members will be asked to approach start-ups of interest after the event. We will list the companies which will pitch as we approach the pitch date.

Here is a list of some of the companies which participated in the past 20 tech start-up pitch events: (Hard to believe that may companies have pitched!) adFroogle, Aerobyte, ActivePark, Apparition Mobile, Apollonix, Apretaste, Avila Stores, Aqua TV, ArrestSOS, BCD Software, beTen, BitChase, BYL Network, caddyDRONE, Capture.It, Caribu.co, Counsel On The Go, DealCoachPro, DL Alert Pro, Donkies.co, EastOutWith.me, eCalypse, Edamoli, Elemental Dynamics EmergentHealthcare, EvictionsPro, Everyware, Frelp, Friendly Reminders, GameMerce, Game Masters Solutions, Gatha, Gift Squirrel, Glince, Global Boat Works, GPS for Piano, Go Grab, HeadyFoods, Greet, Gyfu, Hello Show, iGoTrackr, iLumenfi, Instabitts,Jeditronix, Jinglz, Kanyu,Know My Town, Liquidbricks, LunchMoney, MedBeam, Mission Tuition, MBOpp, MobiDox, Mrecruit, MyLoop, Neuromore, @NOW, nXus, OnePlan, OWLmo, Pickk, Pragras, Previte, Prom.ly, Prototype, Puppy Play Dates, House, Referrizer, Rentlit, Revolve, Roizo, Shmoozfest, Seyopa, Sierra Lifestyle, Inc., Simplifyed & VerityIQ, SKY H2O, Smitz Laboratories Corp, Slurpits Living Biofilter, SociallyBuzz, Squeeze, Stand4, STAX, Sygnol Analytics, Take Up Code, TapNSell, TGL Film, The Go App, The Animal Social Network, Tinker University, TightTalk Electronics, ToneLive, Tonomos, TruVisibility, Tudor Ice Company, uRemix, UseMyBenefits.com, Vivarena, Young Makers Lab, Wave Theory, Well Done Wood, Wherhab, Who Ya Got, Wiki Beach Real Estate, Worthy, Zeekah and others.

If you are a SERVICE BUSINESS like a BIG WEB AGENCY, A LAW FIRM, A STARTUP CONSULTANT, ACCOUNTING, an INSURANCE PROVIDER, BROKER/DEALER or just LOVE THIS EVENT and want to support us fully and get the chance to have a booth/table or stand up and give an overview of your services, you can buy small to large SPONSORSHIPS. To get a full table will cost $199 or a half table is $99 to display your stuff! Larger sponsorships are available.  Remember if you join as a member the event is 30% off the full price. Click to join here as a member first!  All the participants involved in StartupPOP are for-profit businesses. While we are a for-profit businesses, we are still a group dedicated to enabling tech start-ups to get mentoring, guidance and capital (if necessary) they need in order get start started and get to revenue. So sponsoring is a way to give back to the community and help us grow the economy! Sponsors will get great exposure to the tech startup community and will be mentioned often in person, in emails and online! We can offer you a table, banner ad and let you get up and pitch your service or offering. Please contact us at [email protected] for more information about sponsoring StartupPOP events! Thank you for caring about the Startup Community!

Cendyn Spaces is a great coworking space in Boca Raton. Please contact [email protected] for more info or go to CendynSpaces.com.

Finally, if you are looking for Credit Card Services for your startup or would like to have your Merchant Card Service fees analyzed for a lower rate, please contact our sponsor CardConnect by calling or emailing Robert Orkin at 561 289-4652 or email [email protected]!

RSVP today and we will see you at the next event!

Dan Gudema


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