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PitchForce: San Francisco
WHAT? PitchForce is a monthly event for early stage high-tech startup entrepreneurs to get a chance to deliver a 4-minute elevator pitch to a panel of seasoned angel investors. WHO? PeopleConnect is a 19-year-old high tech startup recruiting firm. Producing the event is Max Shapiro, CEO of PeopleConnect, who has been hosting monthly pitch events for the past 8 years. PeopleConnect is the most unique recruiting firm in the world, featuring their Employees Without Paychecks model whereby PeopleConnect places individuals at early stage tech companies who are willing to work for options only for the first three months of their employment HOW? Presenters are chosen on a first come first served basis, and only 10 startup entrepreneurs are allowed to pitch at each event. YOU MUST SIGN UP ONLINE, AND WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO DO SO ASAP. SELECT THE 'Pitching Entrepreneurs' TICKET TYPE TO REGISTER! Presenters will receive instructions on the 8 key points to cover in your pitch, as well as a sample pitch. Pitches will be reviewed by the SF PitchForce team prior to the event, to make sure that you are delivering a message that will resonate with the panel. In addition, please send your 4-minute pitch deck and 1-minute elevator manuscript for our review to Zac at [masked]. For more information about the event and how it is structured, please see the link: INTERESTED IN ATTENDING? If you're interested in attending and not pitching please purchase a "Regular Ticket" with the link above. If you choose not to purchase a ticket online, you can pay with cash or credit at the door. Tickets will be $20 at the door. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at [masked]. We look forward to seeing you there! READY? If you feel that you’re not quite ready to pitch, or if you are not ready for possible investment or just wanting to network with startup CEOs and Angels, this is a great event for you to attend. You’ll observe and learn what’s important to potential investors and how to pitch successfully in a short period of time. REFUND POLICY: Our Refund Policy: Credit may be applied to a future event at the discretion of the Organizer.

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PeopleConnect is excited to announce their next event PitchForce, taking place Thursday, August 8th, 2013, from 5 PM-8:30 PM at Runway (1355 Market Street, SF, CA).

PitchForce is a part of a series of monthly fund raising events for emerging technology companies in the software, social, mobile, big data, consumer web, finance/payments, clean tech, biotech or medtech sectors. Each month ten companies are chosen to participate in PitchForce. Presenting companies will each have a demo table and have the opportunity to meet and network with angels, VCs and guests during the first hour. Attendees will then vote for their favorite company and the top five will get to present to a distinguished panel of VCs. The panel then chooses who they feel is the most promising startup. The winner will get a meeting with the Sponsoring Venture Capitalist.


5 – 6PM Networking, appetizers, wine and demo tables -vote for top startups
6:15-6:30 Top five startups are announced to pitch, remaining companies pitch for their lives
6:30-8:15 Top 6 companies pitch to the distinguished panel
8:15-8:30 Networking

Please apply as soon as possible as we are selecting companies on a rolling basis.

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