Live Pitch

Live Pitch Competition

Pitch your startup or idea to a panel of judges in front of thousands of attendees at biztechSF!

Deadline: Friday, Sept. 15

 Six finalists will have the opportunity to pitch their business to a panel of judges, investors, and venture capitalists for a chance to win more than $5,000 in prizes. Finalists will be judged based on innovation, proof of marketability, and quality of pitch and business plan.

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2017 LIVE PITCH JUDGES:


Moderator: Jason Williamson
VP of the Startup Ecosystem, Oracle

Heidi Zak
Co-Founder/CEO, ThirdLove

Nadijya Ghausi
VP, Marketing, Prezi

Gyanda Sachdeva
Senior Director, Product Management, LinkedIn

2017 LIVE PITCH PRIZES:

1st Place
• $5000 Chamber Membership
• 2 Roundtrip Tickets on Southwest Airlines
• LinkedIn Premium Account
• Lunch with CEO/Founder of ThirdLove
• Thule EnRoute Strut Daypack (Value: $80)
• 2 Passes to the Start-Up Grind 2018 Global Conference (Value: $980)
2nd Place
• $1500 Chamber Membership
• LinkedIn Premium Account
• Thule EnRoute Strut Daypack (Value: $80)
3rd Place
• $1000 Chamber membership
• LinkedIn Premium Account
• Thule EnRoute Strut Daypack (Value: $80)

2016 LIVE PITCH WINNER:

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2nd Place: Business Blocks

3rd Place: Staffly

L-R: Liz Curtis, Gustavo Gonzalez, Justin Shriber, Bjorn Ovick, Reggie Bradford, Nishant Nair, Justin Kulla, Gary Wiessinger, Adrian Chan, Scott Roberts, Peter Grant, Will Bunker and Avneesh Nigam (Photo – Devlin Shand for Drew Altizer Photography)