Founders Live Minneapolis
An unforgettable happy hour experience. 5 startups pitch their business, but YOU decide who wins. It's like Shark Tank, for the locals.
Five local handpicked companies take the hot seat, with only 99 seconds to pitch their company and describe their value proposition in front of an eager audience. After the pitches and audience Q&A, the crowd votes on a winner who will not only receive an award but recognition from the crowd and the opportunity to talk more about their product or service! It's like shark tank, but you decide who wins it all!
What's in it for you? Bring your friends, co-workers, grab some food and drinks, get to know your local entrepreneurs and vote for who you think will be the next big thing in Minneapolis!
What's in it for the companies? We at the Founders Live Minneapolis team are excited to announce ALL presenting companies who are chosen to give their 99-second pitch at a Founders Live event receive $5,000 credit towards their web hosting on Amazon. "Amazon Web Services provides startups with low cost, easy to use infrastructure needed to scale and grow any size business. AWS Activate is a program designed to provide startups with resources they need to get started on AWS."
6:00 pm: Doors Open - Drinks, Food, and Networking
7:00 pm: Pitches Start
8:00 pm: Audience Votes for the Winner
8:30 pm: After Party at the Hewing Hotel (across the street)
We are currently accepting innovative pitch applications for future events!
This is an opportunity for your startup to gain more recognition in the Minneapolis startup community. Click below to apply. Tell us your story; who you are and what you do. We'll send you more details and you may become one of the finalists who pitch.
About Founders Live:
Founders Live is a community and media channel created to inspire, educate and entertain entrepreneurs around the world. The Founders Live experience includes unique and unforgettable 99-second pitch competitions sweeping into cities across the nation, which have the potential to create local startup celebrities and burst open additional pockets of creativity and entrepreneurial activity. Additionally, an online network delivers curated articles, videos, live streams, and experts talks to our members that help us develop world-class entrepreneurs.