The Pitch Deck Summit is a 2-day event that unites investors, corporate executives, incubators and accelerators with innovators from around the world to pitch their solutions for investment opportunities, mentorship and potential customers.
Pitch Deck Summit is open to growth startups with clear monetization strategy, scalability of business model and that:
Our intimate setting offers investors and startups a platform to make the deal flow as seamless as possible with the added benefit of months of meetings packed into 2 days under one roof.
100 Startups will pitch in one of the different track stages in front of qualified investors, Family Offices, VC Firms, Incubators, Accelerators, and Corporate Executives for an opportunity to get funding, clients, and complimentary services.
Each startup will have 3 minutes for their pitch following 5 minutes of Q&A.
Join us for networking, drinks, and fun. Our Summit Networking Drinks will be open to our Investors, Incubators, Accelerators, Corporate Executives, and Startups. During the cocktail, you will have a chance to get to know all of our attendees and break the ice.
On our final day interested Investors, incubators and Corporate Executives will have an opportunity to have a meaningful 1-on-1 conversation with the team of each startup they wish to engage. Private tables will be set up for a 15-minute appointment created by the interested investor, accelerator or executive for a closer view of the project.
Our mission is to unlock the potential of those that will shape the world of tomorrow offering valuable opportunities and expanding their network.
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We open the event with our Pitch Day where 100 startups will pitch their ideas to investors, incubators, accelerators and corporate executives. Then on the second day, we will have a MatchMaking day that will allow interested parties to have a 1-on-1 meeting for funding possibilities. At the Summit Networking Drinks, you can network with investors, venture capitalists, and the entrepreneurial community. Startups also have the potential to earn thousands of dollars in services.
Startups will present their ideas to investors, incubators, accelerators and corporate executives during a three-minute pitch. After the pitch, investors, incubators, accelerators, and corporate executives will engage in a Q&A session with each startup.
MatchMaking Day is an event designed to get startups in front of investors, business owners, and the entrepreneurial community. During this second day, startups will get a chance to win complimentary services, get funding or receive mentoring.
The Pitch Deck Summit Organizing Committee only grants access to submitted executive summaries and pitch decks to the members of its selection committee. Steps are taken to limit access to the submitted executive summaries.
The selection committee of the Pitch Deck Summit are venture capitalists, investors, accelerators, corporate executives, and lawyers who are used to dealing with confidential material on a regular basis.
They all sign our Non-Disclosure Agreement, available upon request. However, if you believe some information might be too sensitive (because of a pending patent for example), we advise that you get legal advice from someone within your institution. If you do not have access to legal counsel, don’t hesitate to send us an email.
We don’t recommend it. You should pick your favorite idea and apply with that one.
Sure. We have many companies who have already raised over $1M, just as long as you haven’t raised more than $2M.
Yes. If you’ve applied before and not gotten in, we strongly encourage you to apply again. Having made progress since your last application is a strong signal for us.
We don’t get directly involved with visas, but we have a list good immigration lawyers. Getting a visa for the event is rarely a problem.
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