Connect, Educate and Promote
Get valuable feedback. Refine your pitch. Meet potential team members. Find investors. Get a jump start on your idea with the Prize. Networking. Networking. Networking.
Join another team. Play matchmaker. Find an investment. Refine your elevator (60 second) pitch. Networking. Networking. Networking.
Stamford Innovation Center
175 Atlantic St, Stamford, CT
Pitch Submission deadline:
Send in your pitch for the Next Pitch
See "Applying to Pitch" below
Got a BIG Idea?
Every business starts with a pitch.
This is your chance to take it from concept to creation.
There are those that find themselves with the perfect idea for the "next big thing". Among them, many do not have the technical know-how to create something on their own, and others simply do not know where to even begin.
Built in CT Pitch provides you, the aspiring entrepreneur, a unique opportunity to jump start your technology business with a chance to win a full weekend of software development from a team of experts. You are provided a 5 minute slot to present your idea to our panel of angels, investors and entrepreneurs. The panel will first-most provide you valuable feedback, and then pick a winner from the group of presenters for the evening.
In addition to valuable feedback from our panel of angels, investors and entrepreneurs, the winner will receive a weekend (Saturday morning to Sunday evening) with:
Applying to Pitch
Interested in pitching your idea to the judges panel at the next Built in CT pitch? In order to get your 5 minutes of fame:
Once you've done the above, we will get back to you ASAP.
NOTE: scheduling preference given first to those who have previously won an audience vote, and then those that have attended a prior event. See Event Format below.
Preparing Your Pitch Deck
A pitch deck is simply a Powerpoint or Keynote deck which clearly articulates a business proposition. We suggest it has two purposes:
Here is some advice for creating your deck.
The format for the evening is:
Presenters are primarily judged based on the following 2 criteria:
Our panel of angels, investors and entrepreneurs can be found here.