Start Madness is a pitch competition that offers a prize fund of $300,0000 and is powered by Silicon Valley Bank.
31 Dec 2016
The winner and runner up will receive No Cap, No Discount Start Madness convertible notes, worth $200k and $100k respectively. The winner of the Audience Choice Award will receive six months of free dedicated desks at Church & State, Utah's premier co-working space.
OTHER KEY DATES
First week of January 2017: The top 36 finalists will be announced.
January 19th: The finalists will have the opportunity to pitch before the participating venture funds in beautiful Salt Lake City. All finalists will present a 4 minute pitch, followed by a 4 minute Q+A session. 6 companies will be chosen to move on to the finale.
January 20th: Start Madness Finale.
Note that while some organisers may accept applications from all around the world, you may still be required to travel to the host country in order to take part in the later stages of a competition for instance, or you may be required to live there for a period of time to take part in a funded programme (e.g. scholarship, incubator, accelerator).
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