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Startup Meetup and Business Pitch Competition – Streaming Live in 30 Cities!

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Join us at TechColumbus this Tueday and pitch your business startup for a chance to be featured on the national show This Week in Startups (TWiST) ( All are welcome - entrepreneurs, startups, VCs, techies, Meetup professionals, and anyone who has an entrepreneurial spirit, a taste for pizza, or the need to network.

Hosted by TechColumbus Director of IT Commercialization, Kevin Gadd, the winner of the Startup Business Pitch Competition will Skype their idea LIVE to 30 cities across the country. ANYONE is welcome to spotlight their startup company for 180 seconds—three minutes and three slides. One national winner will be selected and featured on TWiST.

If you are interested in spotlighting your startup company, please e-mail your three slides to Kevin Gadd ([masked]) no later than Monday, June 7, by 5pm.


7:30-8pm: Networking/Announcements
8pm-8:30pm: Startup Business Pitch Competition
8:45pm: Startup Business Winner Announced
9pm: Live Skype of Winner’s Pitches from 30 cities!

The national Startup winner will be announced after the live competition.

This is a free event, but please RSVP so we know how much pizza and beverages to provide.