Walk-in registration will be open at 4:30pm. Please arrive early to secure your seat.
Join us for Propeller’s 2016 Startup Accelerator Demo Day, an inspiring evening showcasing the talent of Propeller’s latest class of social entrepreneurs.
Join us at the Historic Broad Theater to hear our 30 graduating startups pitch you their ventures for a shot at cash prizes awarded by you! Propeller’s Startup Accelerator class is made up of 30 innovative early-stage ventures tackling our city’s most pressing issues and inequities in food, water, health and education.
Tickets are free, but RSVPs encouraged to save your seat as space is limited. Priority seating will be given to those who RSVP. Beer, wine, well drinks, and delicious food from one of New Orleans’ favorite pop-ups, Congreso Cubano, will be available for purchase. .
Doors open at 4:30pm, pitches begin at 5:00pm.
2016 Startup Accelerator | Demo Day Agenda:
4:30pm-5:00pm | Networking + (free) Food and Drinks
Arrive early to grab your seat, and mix and mingle with the New Orleans entrepreneurial community.
Main Stage (Auditorium 4)
Official Welcome - Mayor Mitch Landrieu
Living Cities Commitment - Demetric Duckett, Capital Innovation, Living Cities
Opening Keynote - Councilwoman Latoya Cantrell
Education Sector Introduction | Ting-ting Rivers - Advisor, Trepwise Consulting
5:30pm - 6:30pm | Education Ventures Pitch
6:30pm - 6:40pm | Intermission
Food Sector Introduction | Rick Conway - Co-Founder and COO, Better Digestive Health
6:40pm - 7:15pm | Food Ventures Pitch
Health Sector Introduction | Neil Gibbons - Co-Founder and COO, Better Digestive Health
5:30pm - 6:30pm | Health Ventures Pitch
6:30 - 6:40pm | Intermission
Water Sector Introduction | Elisa Speranza - Senior Fellow, US Water Alliance
6:40pm - 7:15pm | Water Ventures Pitch
Networking + Pop-up Restaurant
7:00pm - 8:15pm | Congreso Cubano Food + Drinks
Meet the entrepreneurs in our program and enjoy the best Cuban comida in New Orleans.