Apply to pitch your startup company to AOL founder & Revolution invest Steve Case for $100,000
Interested in pitching your startup for a $100,000 investment from legendary entrepreneur Steve Case on 10/2, during the nationwide “Rise of the Rest” tour through Portland?
Start your application today: is Sunday 9/13 at 11.59pm EST.
As you've probably heard, Steve Case - co-founder of AOL and CEO of Revolution - will be in Portland to discuss the importance of startups to the city, invest $100,000 in a local startup during a pitch competition, and host a happy hour celebration for supporters of the startup community on Oct 2nd. Prominent business, political, and nonprofit leaders will also attend.
Both public events are free and open to the public. In addition to applying to pitch your startup, RSVP to one OR both of the public events:
4pm on 10/2: Watch the pitch Competition with Steve Case for $100k: RSVP here to watch (apply to pitch your company here)
6pm on 10/2: Startup Celebration with Steve Case: RSVP here
The “Rise of the Rest” initiative, which includes partners Google for Entrepreneurs and SalesForce for Startups, is a nationwide effort led by Steve Case to showcase – and invest in – talented entrepreneurs across the U.S. Through the effort, President Obama has publicly applauded, $1.5 million has been invested in startup businesses across a diverse set of 14 cities.
This next tour begins in Baltimore on 9/28 and continues on to Philadelphia on 9/29, Buffalo on 9/30, Manchester on 10/1, and Portland on 10/2.
RSVP to attend and apply to pitch your startup!
PS - here is a recent Portland Press Herald piece on Rise of the Rest, here is a national story in Quartz, and here is a blogpost from Steve announcing the upcoming tour.