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5/27 Pitch Your Sports Tech Startup to Investor Panel of VCs and Angels (On Zoom)

Epic Events


-PRICE GOES UP SUNDAY 5/24 11:59PM PST/ 1:59AM CST/ 2:59AM EST/ 7:59AM BST

Sports Tech Startup Pitch
Are you a sports tech startup looking to pitch your company in front of an audience and panel of expert VC and Angel judges? This is your chance. Meet, field questions, and get immediate feedback from investors. Our judges will have a special tie or interest in sports tech. 

This event will have a special focus on Sports tech startups, with 3-5 slots available for marketplaces startups. 

Who Should Apply?
We have several (5-7) spots available for innovative tech startups. Apply today for a chance to present your venture on stage! Applications are open until May 19 (Tuesday 11:59PM PST) - click below to apply!

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Not part of a startup?
Get tickets and join us! Pitch Your Startup Event is a great networking and learning opportunity.

Want to Judge?
Fill out our form today for a chance to preside as a judge in one of our monthly exclusive pitch events.

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4:30pm PST - 4:35pm PST: Opening Remarks
4:35pm PST - 5:35pm PST: Pitch Your Startup to VCs & Angels


  • Chad Stender - Managing Director, SeventySix Capital

    Chad is known as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist and connector. He oversees business operations, investments, finance and administration at SeventySix Capital. Chad also runs our internship program, which currently has over 100 alumni to-date. He works with the partners of SeventySix Capital to support them with investor relations, fundraising and company investments.

    Chad was awarded the 2018 Philadelphia Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 and the 2018 Southern New Jersey Business People’s 40 Under 40.

    Prior to SeventySix Capital, Chad worked for the Philadelphia Flyers, Comcast-Spectacor, led a sports accessory startup and interned for the Philadelphia 76ers and The Walt Disney Corporation. He currently sits on the boards of Economy League of Greater Philadelphia, Challah for Hunger, Tribe 12 and is an advisor to New Leaders Council Fellows. Chad is a graduate of James Madison University and received his master's degree from East Stroudsburg University.

  • Lionel Conacher - Managing Partner, Next Ventures

    Lionel is a life-long multi-sport athlete and outdoorsman and proud member of Canada’s first family of sport. His financial experience spans senior positions in public companies in both Canada and the US, investment banking, and most recently private equity. He understands what it takes to create a highly successful start-up having co-founded Westwind Partners Inc., a specialized Canadian institutional investment bank. As Chief Executive Officer, Lionel grew Westwind to $100 million in revenues over 5 years after which it was sold to Thomas Weisel Partners (TWP) for $145 million. Post-sale Lionel served as President of TWP until the sale of TWP to Stifel Financial in 2010. For 7 years prior to co-founding NEXT VENTŪRES, Lionel was a Senior Advisor and Operating Partner at Palo Alto based private equity firm, Altamont Capital Partners, LLC. He currently sits on the boards AMP Human Inc., and DXL Group (NASDAQ: DXLG). Lionel is also actively involved in various non-profits including serving as a Trustee of SFMOMA, Council for Canadian American Relations and Surf Canada.

  • Jon Carr-Harris - Founder & CEO, Cred Investments; Investor & Advisor, THORChain; Founder & Chairman, Swish

    Jon is Current CEO at CRED Investments. He was formerly CEO at Swish Labs & Ventures. Jon previously led Product at Lovely. He is a Former advisor to Google, Airbnb & Khan Academy. Jon is a Strategic consultant to Gatorade, Microsoft, FactSet, Nasdaq, AAA and Prudential.

  • Edward Brennan - President & Board Member, CashBet (Sold to Novomatic/GreenTube; signed crypto-currency deal with British Soccer Team Arsenal)

    Ed Brennan is an active angel investor, and is a member of the FundersClub. Ed also works with several syndicates on AngelList. Ed is currently an adviser at Tsingyuan Ventures and StartX, Stanford University's startup accelerator. Ed does advisory work for 20+ companies at various stages of development. He was US issued Master Patents 7772480, 8138409.

    Ed was an early and key contributor at NexTag, the world’s largest comparison shopping company that eventually had a $1.2B exit in 2008. In 2002, Ed joined Placeware, and subsequently led the due diligence process in integrating the company into Microsoft. Exit price was $200M. In 1998, Ed joined Adobe where he worked with the CFO to cut costs ($100M Op Ex yr. over yr.). By fixing poorly run internal operations, he increased the market cap from less than $1B to $13B during his time there. Ed is a Board Member & Adviser at the Milt Olin Foundation. If you can, please donate.


Venue: Zoom (Event Link Will Be Provided In Your Confirmation Email)
San Francisco, CA 94105

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Type: Event

Vendor: Epic Events