VentureClash is Connecticut’s global pitch competition for early-stage digital health, fintech, Insurtech and IoT companies. These exciting companies will be joined by experts, investors, entrepreneurs, customers and educators. Finalists will pitch to a panel of judges live.
22 Jun 2018
First place: $1,500,000 investment award.
Other investments: An additional $3,500,000 in the aggregate to be distributed at the discretion of the judges and Connecticut Innovations.
OTHER KEY DATES
June 28, 2018: Approximately thirty (30) semifinalists are selected for continued participation in the Challenge.
June 28–August 8, 2018: Semifinalists’ second-round applications accepted.
July 8, 2018: Semifinalists’ two-minute elevator pitch video submissions accepted.
August 1– 3, 2018: Semifinalists attend Connecticut in-person visits.
August 8, 2018: Semifinalists’ final pitch videos and slide decks accepted.
September 7, 2018: Finalists are notified.
October 2018: Finalists will be invited to the finals pitch, where they will compete for an investment award from a $5 million investment award pool.
October 18, 2018: Live pitch competition to be held at Yale School of Management
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).