28 Mar Cox Business Invites MPG members to Get Started OC (#GetStartedOC)
‘Get Started’ Orange County is a large startup event being held at A/V Event Center in Irvine from 6pm to 9pm on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017.
Six startups will pitch this year for up to $10,000 in prizes. The six finalists chosen will be featured within individual introduction presentations (shot by Cox the first week of April) as part of their April 26th pitch…. A quick videologue of the founders, company, products and their situation, shown just prior to their pitch to the judges. One-minute video, two-minute pitch, three-minute Q&A from the judging panel.
Inc. Magazine will participate at A/V again this Year… The Event Center will feature/ display innovation products again: concept vehicles, AR/VR gaming, drones, med-tech devices, etc. David Meltzer, Doug Pennington, and Kirsten Mangers will be judges. Plus there will be short-format speakers including Meltzer.
The startup pitches at this Event will be from more founders/ teams, who are ready to scale… Angel investors, seed funds, PEs and VCs will be in attendance.
Even if you don’t want to compete, please join us for this free event for networking and learning opportunities from accomplished leaders in early stage investment, digital marketing, and business growth strategy. There is no fee/ no charge for ‘pitch’ submission, and no charge to attend the Event. This year we’ll have a VIP lounge with open bar and signature drinks upstairs, food for all, plus no-host bar downstairs.
The evening will include:
• A pitch competition with expert feedback from our distinguished panel of judges.
• A panel discussion, including audience Q&A, geared towards small business owners and start-ups
• Appetizers, desserts, and networking
• Complimentary Valet Parking
If you are interested in participating, or for additional information, please contact:
David Parker III
Creating BRAND clarity, energy & scale
Find out more: www.coxblue.com/GetStartedOC/