VC, Angels, Family Offices and PEs

Info on pitch companies and your participation

October  26, 2020

Corporate Tech Scouts/Venture Groups that are looking for new ideas, tech, IP, partners.

 

All pitch firms are beyond the Startup phase. They have tech, IP, contracts, etc. 

 

Virtually all of them are looking for Joint Ventures, Licensing Agreements, M&A opportunities, etc. 

 

Pitches are organized by ask. Money or No Money.

 

Please click here to see pitches, evaluate opps and connect with pitch team leadership. 

Virtual - Available on Desktop, Mobile and in Virtual Reality

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

How does it work?

  • Register your company to pitch no later than September 30th, 2020.

  • 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 in order to align with Department of Defense innovation initiatives, including DIU, AFC, NavalX, AFWERX, ONR, SOFWERX, and others.

Registering provides access to both the Pitch Day and the Defense Innovation Summit

Pitch Evaluators may review pitches before the 26th. All pitches which include a brief video are housed in a "vault". Pitch companies may be contacted before, during and after the event. 

Check back for more details on this event as we lock in

additional speakers, investors, and sponsors!