Pitch for $5K at Get Started Tucson – May 14
Get Started Tucson is a live pitch event put together by a partnership between Cox Business and Inc. Magazine to offer startups in Southern Arizona the chance to win a technology prize pack. The event is to take place during the 51st annual National Small Business Week, May 14, 2014 at the Tucson Scottish Rite, 160 South Scott Avenue, Tucson, Arizona.
Get Started Tucson will drill it down to five entrepreneurs who will pitch their idea to a distinguished panel of digital marketing, venture capital, and business growth experts. One winner will be named to receive a $5,000 cash prize plus one free year of Cox Business service. Local businesses not competing are encouraged to attend this free event for networking and grab some business strategy take aways from the event.
The expert panel will include Co-Founder and CEO of AudioEye, Nathaniel T. Bradley, Managing Director of HOTventures, Rick Gibson, President and Founder of the Small Business Network, Jim Blasingame and Senior Editor of Inc., Kris Frieswick.
“We at Cox Business want to offer a platform for local entrepreneurs to highlight their innovative ideas,” said Pam Crim, director of sales for Cox Business in Tucson. “Get Started Tucson is a great opportunity for both start-ups and mature businesses to learn from our expert panel and from one another, and we believe the event will further bolster the revitalization efforts in Southern Arizona.”
A free pitch workshop is offered to all attendees by PitchMaps, a leader in pitch perfection. The workshop will take place from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in advance of the Get Started Tucson event.
Past winners include ScanMed QR in Get Started OKC, Fusion Cross-Media in Get Started CT, Post-Op Top in Get Started OC, and Care Technology, LLC in the Get Started RI competition.
Registration for the event is now open for both attendees and pitch contestants at www.coxblue.com/getstartedtucson