NAMIC & Sava360 Announces
The "Startup Pitch" Competition

Back by Popular Demand - NAMIC & Sava360 Presents the return of
The "Startup Pitch" Competition

NAMIC and Sava360 are hosting a ‘Shark Tank’ Style "Startup Pitch" Competition
Presenting Sponsor: Comcast | NBCUniversal

Have an amazing business idea that will hold great influence in the media, entertainment, and technology markets? You’re in luck! NAMIC and Sava360 are hosting a ‘Shark Tank’ Style “Startup Pitch Competition”. Don’t miss the opportunity to pitch your ideas to diverse and progressive media executives, advisors, investors and product managers. Competition is held in conjunction with 31st Annual NAMIC Conference, September 20-21, 2017 at the New York Marriott Marquis.


  • Is there a strong team in place to launch the product?
  • Is the product entering a growing market?
  • Is the product scalable?

Interested parties will submit applications on the Sava360 site HERE. This is for entrepreneurs who can be on-site at the New York Marriott Marquis in NYC on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 to present their new ideas.


  • 3 step FREE registration form HERE, takes 5-10 minutes to complete.
  • Presentation should address Market Opportunity, Customer, Offering, Business Model, Marketing & Distribution, Competitors, Team, and Financial Projections.
  • Can be seed to Series A++ (early to already launched – all welcome)
  • Preference given to companies in media, entertainment and tech industries as most relevant to our audience & can be for profit or non-profit

Presenting Sponsor: Comcast | NBCUniversal
Submission Deadline: Thursday, August 17, 2017

NAMIC & Sava360 hosted a ‘Shark Tank’ Style “Startup Pitch” Competition on Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Click Here to check out the NAMIC-Sava360 Finalists Showcase.
Click Here to check out the NAMIC-Sava360 Judges.


1st Place: Merlin Guides (formerly Merlin Onboarding)

Executive Team: Charles Douglas-Osborn, Founder & CEO
Magically simple onboarding: teach your staff inside of the products they actually use.

2nd Place: Open Up

Executive Team: Ashwini Anburajan,
Founder & CEO

A platform delivering smarter, personalized marketing.

For more information about the competition contact Atul Prashar, Founder & CEO, Sava360 at