PRACTICE PITCH / FAST FUNDER DAY

Here’s what you can expect on PRACTICE PITCH / Fast Funder Day, FRIday, February 3rd

8:30 am – 4:30 pm: 

  • For Practice Pitch, teams will have 20 minutes to practice their 3-minute pitch, ask questions and get feedback from the advisors. Your team's scheduled time can be found on the schedule below. 
  • For Fast Funder, you will have 10 minutes with six different investors over the course of an hour to pitch your business and get feedback. We recommend no more than 2 finalists/team.
  • We will have a computer, clicker, projector, and blank wall. Please send your pitch decks to Krystal by end of day 2/1/17 at krystalb@austin.utexas.edu.
  • A light breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided. Happy Hour will follow from 5pm- 7pm.
  • We encourage all teams to attend the entire day.  You will hear valuable information by watching other teams practice and listening to the feedback they receive. 
  • Below you will find the schedule for both Practice Pitch and your Fast Funder Hour.

Finalist Schedule for Practice Pitch & Fast Funder Experience

Bucketload High-Tech Harvesting: Practice Pitch 9:00 am, Fast Funder: 11:00am - 12:00pm

EatPakd: Practice Pitch 9:20 am, Fast Funder: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Epicure: Practice Pitch 9:40 am, Fast Funder: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Evaptainers LLC: Practice Pitch 10:00 am, Fast Funder Meetings: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

10:20 am Snack Break: Everyone

Farm Fare: Practice Pitch 10:40 am, Fast Funder: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Hazel Technologies, LLC: Practice Pitch 11:00 am, Fast Funder: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Joe’s Organics LLC: Practice Pitch 11:20 am, Fast Funder: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Local Libations: Practice Pitch: 11:40 am, Fast Funder: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

12:00 pm: Lunch: Everyone

NÜWIEL GmbH: Practice Pitch 1:00 pm, Fast Funder: 9:20am - 10:20am

Open Data Nation: Practice Pitch 1:20 pm, Fast Funder: 9:20am - 10:20am

OriginTrail: Practice Pitch 1:40 pm, Fast Funder: 9:20am - 10:20am

PHENIX: Practice Pitch 2:00 pm, Fast Funder: 9:20am - 10:20am

RISE Marketplace: Practice Pitch 2:20 pm, Fast Funder: 9:20am - 10:20am

2:40 pm: Snack Break: Everyone

Rust Belt Riders: Practice Pitch 3:00 pm,  Fast Funder: 9:20am - 10:20am

Science For Society: Practice Pitch 3:20 pm, Fast Funder: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Smallhold: Practice Pitch 3:40 pm, Fast Funder: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Yarok Technology Transfer: Practice Pitch 4:00 pm, Fast Funder: 11:00am - 12:00pm

FreshSurety Inc.: Practice Pitch 4:20 pm, Fast Funder: 11:00am - 12:00pm

4:30 pm: Wrap Up Pep Talk

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm:  Happy Hour

 

 

 

Top 10 Fast pitches

The judging criteria for the Top 10 Fast Pitches will be based on  the same Judging Criteria as Round 1.


logistics info

VENUE LOCATION

  • Vuka (Now Gather)
  • 5540 North Lamar,  Austin, TX 78721

PARKING

Parking is available in the back of the venue.

EVENT CONTACT

If you get lost, need directions or have any specific event questions, please contact:

Jen Heitler
jen@foodandcity.org
323-896-0290