TechCrunch events are part social gathering and part pitch-off competition where startups get to pitch their product or company in front of local VCs and TechCrunch editors.
The legendary event is coming to New Orleans next Thursday, February 20th at Republic.
Tech Crunch has already picked 15 entrepreneurs to dazzle them for a chance to win a spot at the final pitch-off, taking place alongside free beer from 6:00 to 10:00 PM. !
Participants interested in competing in the pitch-off will have 60 seconds to explain why their startup is awesome. These products must currently be in stealth or private beta. Registration will be open in soon.
Office hours details
Office Hours are for companies selected for the Pitch-off, these 15 minute 1 on 1 talks will be held the day of the event. They will hear about your company, give feedback, and talk about the best pitch strategy for the 60-second rapid-fire competition. Think of them as Adam Levine on The Voice. More information on Office Hours is available in a post on TechCrunch.
There will be 3-5 judges, including TechCrunch writers and local VC’s, who will decide on the winners of the Pitch-off. First place will receive a table in Startup Alley at TechCrunch Disrupt SF. Second Place will receive 2 tickets to the upcoming TechCrunch Disrupt. Third Place will receive 1 ticket to the upcoming TechCrunch Disrupt.
Whether you’re an investor, entrepreneur, dreamer or tech enthusiast, we want to see you at the event! Register here. And if you comment below and tell us why you love New Orleans tech, you could win two free tickets to the event!