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Seed the South

Collective Hustle

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 8:30 AM - Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 5:00 PM (EST)

Seed the South

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Current Investor
These tickets are reserved for experienced investors.
124 Tickets Jan 23, 2020 $100.00 $7.72
Future Investor
These tickets are meant for attendees interested in becoming an investor.
50 Tickets Jan 23, 2020 $100.00 $7.72
Ecosystem Leader
This ticket is for leaders of other Charlotte startup groups, as well as city leaders.
74 Tickets Jan 23, 2020 $100.00 $7.72
Additional Founders
Collective Hustle is sponsoring two representatives from each startup participating in the demo day. Any additional founders in those startups or other startup leaders not participating in the demo day, must purchase a ticket.
50 Tickets Jan 23, 2020 $50.00 $4.67
Coffee with the Startups
This ticket gives you the opportunity to visit the startups and meet with founders at their demo tables from 9 a.m. EST to 11 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 22 during Seed the South. This ticket does not allow entry into the panel events.
191 Tickets Jan 23, 2020 Free $0.00

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Event Details

 

Seed the South is the only event in Charlotte highlighting early-stage startups through a pitch competition and investor symposium. This two-day event provides a unique opportunity to meet the leading investors in the Carolinas and see the businesses of the future. This year, Seed the South kicks off with PitchBreakfast. 

Our goal: engage new and current investors, elevate the Charlotte ecosystem and showcase the Queen City's innovative startups. 

 

View the official Seed the South page here.

 

EARLY BIRD TICKETS END DECEMBER 1.

 

 


 

DAY ONE – SEED ROUND:

8:00 – Registration

8:15-8:30 – Startup Alley

8:30 - 9:00 – Doors open; coffee

9:00- 9:10 – Welcoming

9:10 - 10:10 – PitchBreakfast 

10:15 - 10:30 – Collective Hustle Opening Address

10:00 - 10:45 – Panel: Angel Investor’s Guide to Startup Funding in the South

10:50-11:20 – Legal Panel: Term Sheet, Red Flags, Pitfalls, and Elements to Negotiation 

11:20- 11:55 – Fireside Chat

12:00 - 12:45 – Lunch 

12:50 - 1:25 – Panel: Investing 101 – Seed Money

1:30 - 2:00 – Startup Talk: Why Your Pitch Isn’t Working

2:00 - 2:30 – Investor/Startup Panel: Investor and Startup Expectations

2:35 - 3:30 – Panel: Diversity in Investing

3:30 - 4:30 – Panel: After the Seed Round

4:45 - 5:00 – Closing - Looking Ahead

 

 

DAY TWO – POST-LAUNCH & SERIES A:

 

8:30- 9:00 – Doors open; networking

9:10 - 10:10 – Investor/Founder Panel: Investor vs. Founder Relationship Management

10:15 - 11:00 – Investor/Founder Panel: Difference between SV & CLT 

11:00 - 11:45 – Investor Panel: Fixing the funding gaps in diverse & female-led startups

11:50 - 12:30 – Lunch

12:35 - 1:15 – Town Hall: Economic Development in CLT Startups

1:15 - 2:00 – Keynote 

2:10 - 3:10 – Startup Expo – 20 launched startups

3:15 - 4:15 – Big Pitch

4:15 - 4:20 – Voting 

4:20 - 4:30 – Awards & Closing

5:30 -  8:00 – CharlotteInno: Inno on Fire Awards

 


 

Startup Alley

40 startups will have the opportunity to connect with the community, potential employees and individuals who can't commit two-days to Seed the South to meet the founders of Seed the South. This will only occur from 9 a.m. EST to 11 a.m. EST on Wednesday, January 22nd. 

 

PitchBreakfast 

To attend PitchBreakfast, you must purchase tickets to Seed the South.

The IDEAFund will be advising 5 early-stage startups to kickoff Seed the South at 9 a.m EST on Jan. 22.

 

Big Pitch Competition

Startups must apply to pitch by Dec. 1.

 Startups will have the chance to win three prizes:

  • Judges select Best Pitch: $1,000 
  • Audience select Best Pitch: $1,000 
  • Best Demo Table 1-minute pitch: $1,000 

There are 14 other startups taking part in our demo day to engage with local leaders and spread the word about their companies. Attendees will be able to vote on the best demo table and main stage pitch. 

 

Sponsors will be announced December 1. Interested in sponsoring? Email lynn@vishion.co.



Collective Hustle focuses on the inclusion and empowerment of female and minority entrepreneurs and investors, providing angel, pre-seed and seed investors with a unique opportunity to engage with diverse and talented leaders in the Charlotte startup ecosystem. Ticket sales will help us to continue our efforts to build an inclusive Charlotte ecosystem.


 
 
Have questions about Seed the South? Contact Collective Hustle

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Foundation For the Carolinas
220 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 8:30 AM - Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 5:00 PM (EST)


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Collective Hustle

Collective Hustle is a new community built to connect, empower and elevate the women & minority entrepreneurs, innovators and investors in Charlotte. We have a lot in common — namely, the hustle.  

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