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Investor Feedback Forum and Pitch Showdown (New York)

Ultra Light Startups®

Thursday, November 10, 2011 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)

Investor Feedback Forum and Pitch Showdown (New York)

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General Admission (Early Bird) 1 Ticket Ended $20.00 $1.05
General Admission (Last Minute) Sold Out Ended $30.00 $1.30
Pitch (Startup)   more info Sold Out Ended $50.00 $0.00
Media Partner   more info Sold Out Ended Free $0.00

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Event Details

Investor Feedback Forum and Pitch Showdown

Thursday, November 10 (6:30pm EST)

Pizza/soda provided for all attendees

Pitching includes Angelsoft application and pitch coaching from Indicate Media

Andrew ClelandJohn FrankelBrad HarrisonIan Sigalow

Panelists (alphabetic order)

  • Andrew Cleland (@awcleland)Venture Partner at Comcast Ventures
  • John Frankel (@john_frankel) Partner at ff Venture Capital
  • Bradley Harrison (@bradharrison1) Managing Partner at Brad Harrsison Ventures
  • Ian Sigalow (@sigalow) Co-Founder and Partner at Greycroft Partners

Startup Pitches

  1. Daniel Maloney - BridesView
  2. David Friedman - Inhabi
  3. Peter Verrillo - EnHatch 
  4. Seth Goodman - wespk
  5. Morgan Dierstein - RentaStudent.com
  6. Stephen Smyth - Twigmore
  7. Joseph Hedaya - Wearing Social
  8. Melinda Wittstock - NewsiT
  9. Michael Raybman - WaySavvy
  10. Nick Fugaro - Vivastream


  • 6:30pm –  Pizza, networking and introductions
  • 6:45pm –  Investor Feedback Forum – 10 startups pitch to an investor panel; the panel provides actionable advice for each pitch
  • 8:15pm – Pitch Showdown - audience voting via Twitter; winners announced and prizes awarded
  • 8:30pm – Drinks at nearby location


The Investor Feedback Forum and Pitch Showdown is designed to:

  • Help early stage startups refine their investor pitch
  • Provide helpful, actionable advice on each startups business model from active, early-stage tech startup investors
  • Demonstrate to the audience how investors evaluate startup pitches
  • Award prizes to the most viable startups, based on audience and panel voting.

New York AngelsThe three winning startups are automatically invited to pitch to the NY Angels.

Every startup pitching receives free pitch coaching from Indicate Media.

At the Investor Feedback Forum, the panel and the startup pitches are integrated into a single session. Startups pitch to a panel of early-stage technology investors.  Each startup gives a pitch and brief demonstration of his/her product.  The panel and audience ask follow-up questions after each pitch.  The panel gives constructive feedback to each startup pitching.  At the end of the series of pitches, the audience votes for their favorite pitches via Twitter.  The winners are announced and prizes are awarded.  Then we go for drinks nearby.


Gold Sponsors

AmazonReitler Kailas & Rosenblatt LLCBizSpark

Local Sponsors (New York)

DatagramSourcePadSeamlessWebDigital X Bridge

 See the In-Store MXM: Building a Marketing Strategy in the Mobile Shopping Impulse Economy event on Tuesday, November 15.  MXM is an official Ultra Light Startups Media Partner.

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When & Where

1290 6th Ave
6th Floor
New York, NY 10104

Thursday, November 10, 2011 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)

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Ultra Light Startups brings together the world's most innovative technology entrepreneurs, in monthly events and accompanying online communities. Events feature pitching, networking and interactive, moderated panel discussions with leading industry experts.

Topics covered: design, technology, marketing and finance

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