**Please note: Registration for the National Security Pitch Day registers you for all 4 events for the CLASS (Cyber, Land, Air, Sea and Space) Symposium events in April 2021.

Looking for new ideas, tech, IP, partners.

 

National Security

PITCH DAY

 

Contracts, Capital, Collaboration, Connections

 

 

 

April 20, 2021

Virtual - Available on Desktop & Mobile

​Our Joint Military Pitch Day has broadened to National Security.

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.

Title Sponsor

Investors greatly prefer the ability to evaluate pitches ASYNCHRONOUSLY

This is why we allow access to all the pitches in our vault at their convenience

Pitches are categorized by Ask, Technology and Technology Readiness Level

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

Agenda:

10am to 10:30am - Keynote 1

10:30am to 11:30am - Panel 1

11:40am to 12:10pm - Keynote 2

12:10pm to 1:10pm Panel 2

1:20pm to 1:50pm - Keynote 3

2pm to 3:00pm - Panel 3

3:10pm to 3:40pm - Keynote 4

3:50pm to 4:50pm - Panel 4

5pm to 6pm - Virtual Happy Hour & Networking

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 4 event 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 you for all 4 events for the CLASS (Cyber, Land, Air, Sea and Space) Symposium events in 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

MG Boe Young
Peacemaker
Partners
MG Robert Guidry
75th Innovation
MG Paul Kennedy
Leman-Kennedy
MG Tony Cuculo
NSIC
Tambrein Bates
GOVWERX
Rich Jarvis
Blueprints Lab
Patrick Barrett
Catalyst Accelerator
Jenny Clark
Solvability
Graham Plaster
The Intelligence
Community
Greg Leman
Blueprints Lab
Sam Riehn
SBIR Advisor
Jack Ryan
Catrock

**Please note: Registration for the National Security Pitch Day registers you for all 4 events for the CLASS (Cyber, Land, Air, Sea and Space) Symposium events in April 2021.

Info on pitch companies and your participation.