Big Idea Pitch Night - San Francisco
Thursday, January 30, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PST)
San Francisco, CA
Join us for the fun and festivities on January 30 as regional startups and businesses compete for $110,000 in prizes.
Be part of the action as entrepreneurs pitch their Big Ideas to judges, sharing work created by online freelancers using $2,500 in Elance credit. The winner goes on to the Finals in early February, with a chance to win $10,000 in Elance credits and a meeting with a top venture capitalist.
As well as a spirited competition, it’s your opportunity to network with fellow entrepreneurs and meet the Elance team. There will be plenty of people who can give you insights on how to grow your business with online freelancers.
So reserve your spot now and be part of Elance’s Big idea Startup Competition.
|7:00-7:30pm||Networking and Food|
|8:40-8:50pm||Guest Speaker: Rick Marini, Founder, CEO & Chief Connector at BranchOut on "Successes and Challenges of Building a Startup"|
We're excited to welcome a great panel of judges:
Rick Marini - Judge & Keynote Speaker
Founder, CEO & Chief Connector at BranchOut
Sean Shadmand - Judge
VP, Mobile at ShareThis
Leslie Chicoine - Judge
Service Design Architect at Breadcrumb by Groupon
Melissa Tilney - Judge
Director, Product Marketing at Elance
When & Where
Here at Elance, things work differently. They just do.
For one thing, businesses get lots of great work done fast and affordably. Plus freelancers here love their work and love the freedom to enjoy life. Pretty novel approach to the old working world, eh?
It’s no wonder savvy businesses and talented freelancers alike are moving to online work at record pace – and why Elance is leading the way in today’s hiring revolution. The top platform for online work, Elance is the most-popular place to find, hire, manage and collaborate with online freelancers.