Prize $ 20K
Takes 0% equity
Funds 2 startups per year
Markets Hardware Health/Medical Internet of Things Manufacturing Software +6
Invests in United States
Register to Attend: www.eventbrite.com/e/the-big-launch-challenge-2018-tickets-48344353262

Competition Process:
Application Deadline Extended: September 4, 2018

The first round of judging will take place from September 4 - September 24, where up to 15 semi-finalists will be selected.

The second round of judging will take place from September 24 - October 15, where 10 finalist teams will be selected to pitch their business in the LIVE event on November 7, 2018.

The finalists will have a chance to practice their pitches on a practice run planned for the week of October 22 or 29.

During the LIVE event, planned for November 7 from 10am to 4pm, the finalists will present their business in a 12-minute presentation window to a team of expert judges. Each 12-minute presentation will be followed by a 8-minute question and answer block. The final two winners will be announced at the event.

Prizes:
1st - up to $15,000
2nd - up to $5,000

Eligibility:
The 2018 Big Launch Challeng...
Register to Attend: www.eventbrite.com/e/the-big-launch-challenge-2018-tickets-48344353262

Competition Process:
Application Deadline Extended: September 4, 2018

The first round of judging will take place from September 4 - September 24, where up to 15 semi-finalists will be selected.

The second round of judging will take place from September 24 - October 15, where 10 finalist teams will be selected to pitch their business in the LIVE event on November 7, 2018.

The finalists will have a chance to practice their pitches on a practice run planned for the week of October 22 or 29.

During the LIVE event, planned for November 7 from 10am to 4pm, the finalists will present their business in a 12-minute presentation window to a team of expert judges. Each 12-minute presentation will be followed by a 8-minute question and answer block. The final two winners will be announced at the event.

Prizes:
1st - up to $15,000
2nd - up to $5,000

Eligibility:
The 2018 Big Launch Challenge is open to early-stage companies in the internet of things, information technology, software, nano or green technology, alternative energy, advanced manufacturing, advanced materials and medical devices industries. Companies who receive awards will also have access to a number of valuable resources including education, networking, team creation, mentorship and early-stage prototyping.

The Big Launch Challenge is open to the following industries:
• Nano Technology
• Green Technology
• Alternative Energy
• Advanced Manufacturing
• Advanced Materials
• Medical Devices
• Information Technology
• Software
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Kelly Fitzgerald
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Kelly Fitzgerald @thelaunchplace - business consulting + two investment funds (investments from $25k to $250k)