Support the start of a new business and network with other co-founders, VCs, and players in the local economic development community.
HARLEM DEMO DAY will offer Northern Manhattan and Bronx based entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their unique business ideas before an esteemed panel of judges in consideration for a series of prizes including cash grants, free packages to work out of HarlemGarage, in-kind services from local business partners, and more.
Hosted by Harlem Garage, Silicon Harlem and the Uptown-Harlem Co-Working Group and Co-sponsored by Spring Bank, TTW Consulting and Pixel Prose Media, the primary goal of the event is to highlight the best and brightest start-ups north of 96th Street and connect them with quality resources to support their growth and development.
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WHAT: HARLEM DEMO DAY, A Pitch Event for Uptown & Bronx Based Start-Ups.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 6:00p-9:00p
WHERE: HarlemGarage, located at 318 West 118th Street, New York, NY
WHO: The following judges are confirmed for HARLEM DEMO DAY:
** Bruce Lincoln, Columbia Entrepreneur-in-Residence & SiliconHarlem founder
** McAdory Lipscomb, Jr., General Assembly lecturer, CEO Coach & investor
** Ron Paliwoda, Paliwoda Ventures founder
** Diallo Powell, Co-founder and CEO of Nethermead, former CIO/GM of Freelancers Union
**Sapna Shah - Red Giraffe Advisors founder and entrepreneur
The pitch event is open to the General Public. Tickets are $10 and all proceeds go to cash grant for winning startup idea.
RULES to Pitch:
=== At least one co-founder must reside or work above 96th St (Manhattan or Bronx), be a member of HarlemGarage, or have registered and attended any of IncubateNYC's classes
=== Applicants must submit a one-sheeter outlining the concept, co-founders, and relevant background information plus a 5-slide Powerpoint presentation outlining their concept. A finished product or business (up to two years in operation) is best, but we are accepting submissions in the "idea" phase, so long as there are wireframes and/or a workable presentation.
=== Applicants can complete their submissions at: http://bit.ly/1gInE9r
or send them directly to email@example.com.
=== There is no fee to apply to pitch!
===Deadline to apply is April 7, 2014.
Limited number tickets for this exclusive event.
CONTACTS: Have questions about how to apply or want to get involved as a sponsor? Contact the Demo Day planning team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 917-289-0973. Members of the media interested in covering the event should reach out to email@example.com
Harlem Garage (View)
318 West 118th Street
New York, NY 10026