National Security

PITCH DAY

 

Contracts, Capital, Collaboration, Connections

 

 

 

April 20, 2021

Register for the National Security Pitch Day here:

Virtual - Available on Desktop, Mobile and in Virtual Reality

**Please note: Both registrations for the National Security Pitch Day registers you for all four events for the CLASS (Cyber, Land, Air, Sea and Space) Symposium events during the month of April 2021.

Registration, Welcome and Introductions - 9:30am to 10am

Entrepreneurship & Innovation Panels at: 

- 11am to 12pm

- 1pm to 2pm

- 3pm to 4pm

 

Non-Pitch Registrants will have access to assess pitch Before, During and After the event for 30 days. 

Looking for new ideas, tech, IP, partners.
Info on pitch companies and your participation.

Pitchers?

  • Established small businesses with emerging technology for national security, looking to raise capital

  • New startups with working prototype, looking to raise money, or get an initial defense contract

  • Established firms looking for joint venture, licensing and merger & acquisition opportunities

 

Pitch Evaluators?

  • Angel and Seed investors

  • Private Equity and Venture Capital Investors

  • Family Offices

  • Government contract friendly lenders

  • Government agency innovation scouts

  • M&A reps from defense contracting companies

  • Premium event ticket attendees


Cost to participate?

  • Solution providers pay $150 to be considered (Companies not accepted will be refunded)

  • Investors/Partners/Scouts pay $150 to have access to view pitches private discussion rooms with pitching companies

  • VIP All Access Registrants for the C.L.A.S.S Symposium pay $25. They do not have access to see pitches or the ability to pitch.

How does it work?

  • Registration deadline March 30th, 2021.

  • You are WELCOME to register after April 5th. Your pitch video will be available for viewing in our vault for all the investors, DoD and Military that attend the event for up to 30 days after the event. Because of the shortness of time we will not be able to have your pitch live the pitch day. This is still an excellent way to give exposure to your company.

  • You will receive an email with detailed instructions for submitting your pre-recorded pitch. Must be less than 7 minutes in length

  • All pitches must be hosted on YouTube as unlisted videos.

  • Pitches must follow the format of

    • Company team Intro

    • Problem being solved

    • Solution being offered

    • Ask 

  • The “ask”  can be for

    • a capital raise

    • pitch to prospective clients

    • offer to team with other companies

    • invitation to new end users

    • advertise your availability for company acquisition

    • In other words, the pitch must be actionable.

  • All pitches that are accepted will be categorized according to the "ask"

  • If your pitch is included in the event, you will have the opportunity to host a live, virtual discussion session on the day of the event in order to meet prospective investors, clients, and connections.

Pitches will be evaluated based on the published priorities of various Department of Defense innovation initiatives, including DIU, AFC, NavalX, AFWERX, ONR, SOFWERX, etc.

**Please note: Registration for the National Security Pitch Day registers as an attendee or you for all four events for the CLASS (Cyber, Land, Air, Sea and Space) Symposium events during the month of April 2021.

Pitch Evaluators may review pitches before the pitch day. All pitches which include a brief video are housed in a "vault". Pitch companies may be contacted before, during and after the event. 

Event Speakers & Leadership

​Companies seeking investment capital and/or business opportunities will present their

capabilities to Angels, VC, Family Offices, Private Equity, the Military, DoD and Prime

Defense Contractors.