You know how “whipper snappers” always tend to know how to use those “new fangled” devices? We think they are ahead of the curve as well. That is why DEMO created AlphaPitch for College and is extending its talent search to Stanford on July 20th.
We have teamed up with Stanford’s StartX, a heralded startup accelerator for Stanford student entrepreneurs to discover technologies that only still-growing brains can think up.
Students will have an opportunity to pitch their ideas to a panel of judges from venture capital firm Accel Partners and communications giant Alcatel-Lucent. The judges will provide feedback on how to grow the presenter’s innovation right there at the meeting. The most compelling of these presentations will be offered a spot at the DEMO conference.
Only 30 companies who apply will be chosen to pitch in Stanford, so apply now! Deadline to apply is July 15, 2011.
We will follow up with details on exact location and timing if you are selected.
Excited to see what the last generation is innovating for next generation technology.
Got six minutes to launch your game changer? We’re finding top shelf thinkers from around the world ready to showcase their products at DEMO Fall, on the same stage where companies like Netscape, TiVo, E-Trade, and Java got their start. After you sweat out your six minutes of fame, head off the the DEMO pavilion to chat with potential investors, partners and show off the goods. Apply for your spot here. Demo Fall 2011 is located at the Hyatt Regency in Silicon Valley, September 12-14.
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