JOINT MILITARY

PITCH DAY

 

 

 

 

October  26, 2020

in Partnership with 

Virtual - Available on Desktop, Mobile and in Virtual Reality

ATTENTION:

Pitch Companies: The deadline to be featured on our Pitch Day event is past, however, we encourage you to go ahead and submit a video. We will host it in our video vault for investors, Military and DoD to view at a later date. Thank you

We will send you an email with further instructions after registering. Thank you.

​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. 

JOINT MILITARY PITCH DAY SCHEDULE

 OCTOBER 26 2020 (All Times Eastern)

 

            * 8am EDT -           Registration and Opportunity to Review Pitches - 

                                                    Meet and greet time with pitch  companies, investors, partners,

                                                    and defense innovation teams

            * 9am EDT  -          Welcome & Introductions 

            * 930am EDT  -    Meet and greet time with pitch companies, investors, partners, and

                                                    defense innovation teams 

 

* 10am EDT

- Keynote -

Eric Yuan  

Founder and CEO of Zoom

Followed by a Q&A with Zoom Team in virtual hospitality suite

            * 11am EDT -         Panel Discussion - Topic: Trusted Capital / Defense Industry Investing

                                                   Host:        Stephen Rodriguez (One Defense)  

                                                             Panel:     Steve Smoot (Lavrock VC), Guy Filippelli (Squadra VC), 

                                                                                  Heather Richman (BMNT)

            * 12pm EDT  -        Meet and greet time with pitch companies, investors, partners, and

                                                    defense innovation teams 

            * 1230pm EDT -     Fireside Chat 

                                                              with Greg Leman (Blueprint Labs) & LTG. John D. (JD) Johnson, USA ret. (Raytheon)

            * 1pm EDT  -          Panel Discussion - Topic: Defense / Government Funding Opportunities

                                                             Host:        Jim Rabuck (NSIN) 

                                                             Panel:      Alex Goldberg (TMDx),  Scott Aughenbaugh (NSIN),  Evan Loomis (Icon)

                                                                                   Elisa Teipel (Essentium), Chris Moran (Lockheed Martin Ventures) 

            * 2pm EDT  -        Meet and greet time with pitch companies, investors, partners, and

                                                  defense innovation teams 

            * 3pm EDT  -        Panel Discussion - Topic:  The New Defense Base

                                                            Host:      Tyler Sweatt (Second Front Systems)

                                                            Panel:    Peter Dixon (Second Front Systems), Chris Lynch (Rebellion Defense),

                                                                               Joe Larson (Anduril), Jacqueline Tame (Joint Artificial Intelligence Center - JAIC)

            * 4pm EDT  -        Meet and greet time with pitch companies, investors, partners, and

                                                   defense innovation teams 

            * 5pm EDT -           Discussion - Topic: Public and Private Partnerships for your Technology

                                                                                               Co-Hosts:   Kevin Landtroop  (Capital Factory)  &  Tambrein Bates  (GOVWERX)

 

* 6pm to 7pm EDT - Virtual Happy Hour

 

Hosted By

Brigadier General  

Robert E. Guidry 
75th Innovation Command
CEO - Equitus Corporation

&

The City of Frisco, Texas

Please note. All times between panels are opportunities to review pitches and interact with others in our "Virtual Hospitality Rooms"
Looking for new ideas, tech, IP, partners.
Info on pitch companies and your participation.

Event Speakers & Leadership

MG Boe Young, US Army Retired
MG Boe Young, US Army Ret.
- Honorary Host
Graham Plaster
Graham Plaster
Intellicom
- Co-Chair
Jack Ryan
Jack Ryan
Catrock Services / DEF Austin
- Co-Chair
Clif Colbert
Clif Colbert
JPMorgan Chase / Defense Innovation Unit (DIU)
Tyler Sweatt
Tyler Sweatt
Second Front Systems
Jim Rabuck
Jim Rabuck
NSIN | Eccalon
Stephen Rodriguez
Stephen Rodriguez
One Defense
Eric Yuan
Eric S. Yuan
Zoom
- Keynote
Heather Richman
Heather Richman
BMNT
BG Robert Guidry
BG Robert Guidry
75th Innovation Command / Equitous
Elisa Teipel
Elisa Teipel
Essentium
Peter Dixon
Peter Dixon
Second Front Systems
Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch
Rebellion Defense
Jacqueline Tame
Jacqueline Tame
Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC)
Guy Filipelli
Guy Filipelli
Squadra VC
Chris Moran
Chris Moran
Lockheed Martin Ventures
LTG John (JD) Johnson, USA (ret.)
LTG John (JD) Johnson, USA (ret.)
Raytheon
Steve Smoot
Steve Smoot
Lavrock Ventures
Scott Aughenbaugh
Scott Aughenbaugh
NSIN
Alex Goldberg
Alex Goldberg
Texas Military Dept. -TMDx / DARPA Fellow
Evan Loomis
Evan Loomis
Praxis
Joe Larson
Joe Larson
Anduril
Kevin Landtroop
Kevin Landtroop
Capital Factory
Tambrein Bates
Tambrein Bates
GOVWERX
Gregory Leman
Gregory Leman, Blueprint Labs / Baylor
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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 pay $150 to have access to private discussion rooms with pitching companies

  • Premium attendees pay $20 and have access to see all of the pitches, but will not have access to private discussion groups with companies and investors.

Pitch Evaluators may review pitches before the 14th. All pitches which include a brief video are housed in a "vault". Pitch companies may be contacted before, during and after the event.

How does it work?

  • Registration extended to Oct 9th, 2020.

  • You are WELCOME to register after September 30th. 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 24 months. Because of the shortness of time, we will not be able to have your pitch live on Oct 26th. 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 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