HATCH Pitch Competition for Tech Startups: Part 2
Monday, March 16
11:00AM - 12:00PM
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
Detroit Venture Partners
Kerry Rupp is the CEO at DreamIt Ventures. She manages the organization’s operations and fundraising efforts and leads the Austin program. Before DreamIt, Kerry was a marketing and strategy consult...Show the rest
Kerry Rupp is the CEO at DreamIt Ventures. She manages the organization’s operations and fundraising efforts and leads the Austin program. Before DreamIt, Kerry was a marketing and strategy consultant to senior executives at AllRecipes, ReadersDigest, LexisNexis, Payscale, and Taleo. With nearly 20 years of executive strategy and operations experience, Kerry spent much of her time at startups, including: Jobster, MarketSpan and CourtLink and at Automated Catalogue Services. Kerry is the founder of Holiday Golightly. She has also served as Vice President of Business Development at Jobster and Classmates.com; Managing Director & Vice President of Market Planning at LexisNexis; and was a Consultant at both McKinsey & Company and Andersen Consulting.
Kerry holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Biology from Duke University. She is an avid adventurer that has visited over 50 countries and been to 48 States in the USA.Hide the rest