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November 13, 2018 @ 6:00pm

West Palm Beach Lake Pavilion


The 2nd Annual Palm Beach Tech Pitch Competition is a one-night event where early-stage startups pitch their businesses to a panel of expert judges.

Competing for a grand prize of $10K in services, companies will present to a room full of local entrepreneurs, investors, and business leaders.

Of the 8 startups from last year’s competition, several have gone on to prestigious accelerators and combined to raise over $10 Million in funding!


6 companies will be chosen to make their pitch, being judged on 3 main criteria:

1) Innovation & Disruption: Is the idea original and significant?

2) Founders & Team: Is the team prepared to execute in their domain?

3) Market: Is there evidence that people want this product/service?

Deadline to Apply: Friday, November 2nd (Selections announced Nov 5th)

First Place

$10,000 in Services

Second Place

$5,000 in Services

Third Place

$1,000 in Services

Our Venue

West Palm Beach Lake Pavilion

101 S Flagler Dr, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Parking is available at the Evernia Steet Parking Garage.


What is a Pitch Competition?

Think of it like ‘Shark Tank’ without the negotiation. At the end of all the pitches, the judges will announce their 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners!

What is the pitch format?

Each team will be given 5 minutes to present, using any visual aids they have prepared. This will be followed by a 3-minute Q&A with the judges.

Which businesses are eligible?

Early stage startups are preferred. Your company’s product or service could have already been launched or still in development.

Refreshments Provided By


View the details for the official pitch competition rules.

Judges’ Score Card

View the criteria the judges will be using to evaluate pitches.


Sarah Lucas

COO, New World Angels

John Igoe

Partner at Locke Lord LLP

Mary Anderson

Co-Founder, Aminta Ventures

Ryan Walden

Accelerator Director, 1909

Andy Boyland

CEO, Levatas Ventures

David Wenger

CEO, Bridge Connector


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