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2017 GAIN FastPitch!!!
Thu, April 13, 2017, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
Calling all Spectators: Speed-dating for Startups!!!
Selected start-ups will compete in a speed-dating style event where the entrepreneurs ('Pitchers') have 2 minutes to pitch their business idea to specially recruited investors, mentors or service providers (the 'Catchers'). The Catchers will vote on the best Pitcher, who will take home the coveted FastPitch Bat.
Here's how it works: there will be 9 innings (baseball, get it?). Each inning lasts 5 minutes. You'll have 2 minutes (max) to give you elevator pitch to a table of 3-4 Catchers and then 2-3 minutes for discussion. The Catchers will then provide feedback on your pitch, allowing you to fine tune it as you go through the event. They can also ask questions, offer business advice or make a date to learn more. The winners will be announced once all “innings” have been completed. 9 companies will be selected to participate.
5:15 PM - Doors Open
5:30 PM - Networking
6:00 PM - FastPitch Starts
7:00 PM - 7th Inning Stretch
8:00 PM Adjourn
To attend the event, entry is $10 for GAIN stakeholders and $20 for non-stakeholders. If you are not a paid GAIN Stakeholder and would like to become one, simply click here and follow the prompts based on you or your company's qualifications. Any questions can be directed to Lee May at email@example.com
The event is intended to be fun, but also very useful from a business perspective. It may lead to an investment, a customer or a critical bit of advice.
SharpSpring is sponsoring a one-year subscription to its powerful marketing automation tools to drive superb customer engagement through email, forms, CRM, call tracking and customer analytics. The SharpSpring platform for one year is valued at up to $9000 and up to 50,000 email contacts. SharpSpring’s platform helps companies convert leads to sales.
Join GAIN's FastPitch for ballpark fare and libations, and of course some quality networking and pitching!
- 1st Place- $500.00
- 2nd Place- $150.00
- 3rd Place- $100.00
To attend the event, entry is $10 for GAIN stakeholders and $15 for non-stakeholders.
“Ballpark Fare” and libations will be provided !