Presenting: Digify, WaterCity, SeeBright and Slithr.
The July MeetUp is dedicated entirely to our popular segment: Pitch Sessions. Startups will have 5 minutes to pitch their company to VCs. The VCs will each have 1 minute to ask questions and offer advice. You the audience will be able to ask questions and also give feedback. The top 2 startups will win a prize/cash of $100 value. If you are interested in pitching at this event, go to APPLY TO PITCH (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1FPl375ASB9cYLLmDeca702nlO2AB1oIxPoLRc75PyGQ/viewform)
Winner of a Fat Free e-bike from NTS Works will be announced at this event. You still have time! Deadline is 5pm PT July 8, 2014. For only a $10 donation, you could win this revolutionary e-bike built in Santa Cruz.
Participate now: http://www.fundly.com/inventfest
The agenda for July 9:
6-7pm NETWORKING: connect, food, beverage, and LIVE MUSIC from Cruz Control (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cruz-Control/166542066831264).
7-7:15 WELCOME: Doug Erickson, Lydia Snider, Santa Cruz Tech Beat (http://www.santacruztechbeat.com/), Winner of Fat Free e-bike from NTS Works.
7:15-8:15 PITCH SESSIONS
• Digify (http://digify.info/) - a cloud-based secure file-sending service with self-destruct, anti-copy, and tracking capabilities for confidential documents.
• WaterCity (http://www.watercity.biz) - a water conservation program modeled after SolarCity; WaterCity will install water collection systems on your home for free.
• SeeBright (http://seebright.com/) - head-mounted display with wireless controller that supports both augmented and virtual reality applications and experience.
• Slithr (http://www.slithrboards.com) - electric skateboards designed and manufactured in Santa Cruz.
Mentors include: Bud Colligan / South Swell Ventures, Manny Fernandez / SF Angels Group & DreamFunded, Mark Mitchell / Sand Hill Angels. Additional Mentors will be confirmed prior the event.
Admission to this event will be given to people who have RSVP'd here on MeetUp. Attendance is limited to 225 so RSVP early! Doors open at 6:00pm. If you RSVP “Yes", please plan to check in at the registration desk by 6:30pm.
At 6:30pm we will begin opening "no show" spaces to people on the wait list. If you are on the Wait List, we will notify you by 6:15pm if there are openings. Sorry, no Walk-ins.
Learn about hot new technologies and mingle with 200+ fellow entrepreneurs, investors, bloggers, and tech enthusiasts. Audience entry fee is $10. FOOD & BEVERAGE PROVIDED. RSVP now!!!