NAMIC & Sava360 Announces
The "Startup Pitch" Competition

Third time's a charm - 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 32nd Annual NAMIC Conference, October 16-17, 2018 at the New York Marriott Marquis.

FINALISTS ARE SELECTED BASED ON 4 IMPORTANT CRITERIA

  • Is the product disruptive to the media and entertainment industry?
  • 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, October 17, 2018 to present their new ideas.

COMPANY LOGISTICS

  • 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: Wednesday, September 19, 2018


THE “STARTUP PITCH” COMPETITION (2017)
NAMIC & Sava360 hosted a ‘Shark Tank’ Style “Startup Pitch” Competition on Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Click Here to check out the NAMIC-Sava360 Finalists Showcase.
Click Here to check out the NAMIC-Sava360 Judges.


WINNERS

1st Place: Forte

Website: forte.fit
Executive Team: Lauren Foundos, Founder & CEO
Redefining the future of fitness

2nd Place (Runner-Up): LiveLike VR

Website: livelikevr.com
Executive Team: Andre Lorenceau, Former CEO & Co-Founder and Miheer Walavalkar, Co-Founder & CBO
Bringing home the game


THE “STARTUP PITCH” COMPETITION (2016)
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.

WINNERS

1st Place: Merlin Guides (formerly Merlin Onboarding)


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


2nd Place (Runner-Up): Open Up

Website: open-up.io
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 sava360adm@sava360.com.