HATCH pitchHATCH pitch for TechStreet, an extension of the successful HATCH pitch @ SXSW, is a revolutionary pitch competition for revolutionary tech startups making life better. Twelve finalists are selected to present their business plans to a panel of corporate, angel, and venture investor judges in front of a well-connected audience. Winners are selected by the judging panel and the audience gets to weigh in using mobile and social media tools. HATCH pitch applicants also get to show off their video skills in an exclusive crowd-voted Qukku contest. Completing the HATCH pitch Application Process Complete and submit the online application prior to this year’s submission deadline.Once you have completed the Eventbrite payment process, you must go to the Hatch pitch website to complete your company profile and Hatch pitch profile information: http://www.hatchpitch.com/hatchou Note: The information in your Application is not published on the HATCH web site. About HATCHou at TechStreet HoustonHATCH is a pitch competition for revolutionary startups. We will select 12 finalists to present their business plans to a panel of corporate, angel, and venture investor judges in front of a well-connected audience at TechStreet Houston on November 20, 2013 in Houston, TX.http://vimeo.com/49485507Program HighlightsPitch at TechStreet Houston – Finalists will have approximately 4 minutes to pitch their revolutionary startup to a panel of experts and an influential audience. They will also field probing questions from judges on their product, market, business model, and more.Coaching – An experienced coach will provide one-on-one mentoring to selected participants prior to TechStreet Houston, assisting finalists in preparing for the competition.Education – Each finalist will receive access to online education to assist them in hatching their business plans and ensuring the best possible presentation at HATCH.Key Dates and MilestonesSeptember 20, 2013 at 9:00 PM Central – Application Period ClosesEarly October – Finalists SelectedMid October – One-on-one coaching beginsNovember 20, 2013 – HATCHou pitch competition at TechStreet Houston Reasons To ApplyFocused exposure to investors and industry leaders as part of the judging & coaching process.Exposure to the tech savvy TechStreet Houston audience.Photo and interview opportunities with the attending press.Outstanding prizes. HATCH pitch Outcomes Focused exposure to investors and industry leaders as part of the judging and coaching processExposure to tech savvy audiences and active investorsPhoto and interview opportunities with the attending pressPrevious HATCH pitch winners have received investment and contributed to the economic growth or their communities. Evaluation CriteriaJudges will be evaluating HATCH candidates and finalists on:How revolutionary is the idea? What impact will it make on the world?What’s the product? What problem does it solve and for whom?What’s the market?What’s great about the startup founders and team?How scalable is the product? How will the business make money (or non-profit sustain itself)?Judge’s own criteria for making investments. Eligibility RequirementsIn order to compete in HATCH, finalists must meet the following eligibility requirements:A company’s product / service must have launched no earlier than January 1, 2011.A company’s product / service must not be launched after June 30, 2014.Companies will be allowed to submit only one product / service to HATCH. Companies who submit more than one product / service will not be eligible to participate.Founders of the applying startup must retain some portion of ownership in the company to be eligible to participate.Must not have raised over two million in funds from combined funding sources.The presenter must actively participate in the educational and coaching components of HATCH.Each startup is to be represented by two individuals and are in attendance at check-in time on November 20, 2013 at the event venue in Houston, TX. At the designated time, one person will present the startup while the other person will operate the accompanying pitch deck. (HATCH will provide two badges to attend the event.)Present their pitch using the official software and laptop(s) designated by HATCH.Sign any necessary video or similar releases that may be made available. *Note: Your HATCH pitch registration allows you to attend TechStreet Houston on November 19th (Opening Party) and sessions on November 20th.
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