Startup Pitch Competition at IEEE WIE ILC

When:
May 22, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
2018-05-22T13:00:00-07:00
2018-05-22T17:30:00-07:00
Where:
Room: Room LL21EF
Bldg: San Jose Convention Center
Contact:
joseph.wei@ieee.org

Co-sponsored by: SCV CE Society, SCV YP

IEEE invites technology entrepreneurs to pitch at the 2018 Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference. 

Process for startup pitch presenters:

1) Email your Executive Summary or Investor Deck to wenbo.yin@ieee.org before May 11 for review. No cost to join the pitch contest if selected.

2) If your startup is selected to pitch, you will be notified by 5/16. Startup must have a female co-founder or executive team member. Each team will have 5 minutes to pitch and 3 minutes for Q &A/feedback from the judges

3) One-on-one, pitch coaching for the startup teams will be provided by Donna Griffit, Peter Hsi, Joseph Wei, and Maya Kanehara on 5/21 2 – 5pm at the San Jose Convention Center.

Prizes

Winning team will be offered free 3 month co-working space at Digital Garage (limited to two seats, terms and conditions apply)

Speaker(s): Structure Capital,

Agenda:

Agenda:

1:00PM:                  Check-in & Networking

1:30 PM – 1:35 PM   Welcome & Introduction

1:35 PM – 1:50 PM   Keynote: Jillian Manus, Structure Capital

1:50 PM – 3:10 PM   5 Minute pitch by startups

3:10 PM – 3:45 PM   Panel: Fund Raising Strategies for Female Entrepreneurs

Moderator:  Joseph Wei, Skychee Ventures
Panelists:    Veronica Osinski, Trifecta Capital
                  SC Moatti, Might Capital
                  Prachi Baxi, SmartyPans

3:45 PM – 4:15 PM  Coffee Break & Networking

4:15 PM – 5:15 PM  Joining the main conference or networking

5:15 PM – 5:30 PM  Startup Pitch Awards presentation

Location:
Room: Room LL21EF
Bldg: San Jose Convention Center
150 W. San Carolos St.
San Jose, California
95113