Startup Row Pitch Event Indy

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Every 2nd Tuesday of the month

Price: $10.00 /per person

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After San Francisco, London, Seattle and Montreal, Indianapolis has been selected to be the next venue for the internationally renowned Startup Row pitch competition!

On January 8th, 2019, IndyPy will host a special Python User Group meetup and partner with Startup Row to select a Python-powered startup from the Midwest. The winner will exhibit at PyCon 2019, next to sponsors such as Microsoft, Anaconda, and SurveyMonkey.

Don’t miss it!

IndyPy presents: Startup Row Pitch Competition
January 8th, 7pm
Main Event Entertainment, Indianapolis, IN
$10 admission fee
Limited seating

Since 2011 Startup Row has been a part of the vibrant PyCon experience, and has given engineer-founders and their teams the opportunity to showcase their products, receive high quality feedback and connect with leaders in the Python engineering community.

Organizations selected for Startup Row will have the opportunity to exhibit at PyCon 2019. This exposure had led to millions of dollars in funding for participating companies. Groups like Docker got their kick-start from exhibiting on Startup Row.


7:00p - 7:15p Announcements and introductions

7:15p - 7:30p PBJ Session

7:30p - 7:45p Right Brain Talk
How To Pitch Your Startup by Wes Winham

You've spent hundreds hours thinking about your startup. You see the potential to make a dent in the universe. You know your customers, their challenges, and your competitors. You have traction.

But now... you have 5 minutes to communicate the immense complexity of what you do to a person with almost no prior knowledge. How do you help them to understand? How do you help them care?

We'll walk through the process of pitching investors from getting the meeting, to telling your story, to following up and creating fear of missing out (FOMO).

7:45p - 8:00p Door Prizes

8:00p - 8:45p Pro Talk