HATCH Pitch Competition for Tech Startups: Part 1
Monday, March 16
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Hilton Austin Downtown
500 E 4th St
HATCH pitch is the revolutionary competition for tech startups making life better. Join our well-connected audience as the first group of finalists present their business plans and receive feedback from esteemed entrepreneur, corporate, angel, and venture investor judges. The audience weighs in with comments and votes using mobile and web.
Finalists are selected from a pool of applicants from around the world. They prepare awesome pitches with coaching from startup experts to refine their business models and presentations. Judges select winners after hearing all the presentations. Prizes include hosting services, investor meetings, media exposure, office space, consultations, and mentoring. HATCH pitch alumni have raised funds and made quite a splash.
The program spans three SXSW sessions providing networking opportunities with fans, team members, mentors, advisors, and investors.
Come see the best of the best! More at hatchpitch.com
Principal, Microsoft Ventures
Stephen is the Chief Strategy Officer of Telerik, a leading vendor of developer and team productivity tools. He is the founder and executive director of Mach5, a Silicon Valley based startup accele...Show the rest
Stephen is the Chief Strategy Officer of Telerik, a leading vendor of developer and team productivity tools. He is the founder and executive director of Mach5, a Silicon Valley based startup accelerator, and co-founder of AcceleratorHK, Hong Kong’s first startup accelerator. Involved in several startups, he co-founded Triton Works (acquired by UBM) and was the CTO and co-founder of Corzen (acquired by Wanted Technologies). Previously Stephen served as the CTO of Zagat Survey in New York City and co-founded the New York-based software consulting firm The Aurora Development Group. Stephen is a Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Professional, PMP, and speaks regularly at industry conferences around the world. He has written several books on application and database development. Stephen has an MBA from the City University of New York. He is a Scrum Alliance board member. An avid mountain climber, Stephen leads a trek in the Mt. Everest region every fall to raise money for charity.Hide the rest