LaunchNo.CO, in conjunction with Fort Collins StartUp Week, is hosting a pitch competition for companies operating in Larimer and Weld counties!
The competition helps companies of all kinds take the next big step in their growth. Companies who are selected for the competition will pitch to at least three different panels of expert investors and judges, who will provide feedback and professional advice on their pitch and growth plans.
Participants will have several weeks of support prior to the competition, including working with experts in business development, media and PR, and speaking coaches. All competing companies will then have a 6 month partnership with LaunchNo.CO to help them implement judges feedback and connect to resources. Companies will also have the opportunity to participate in LaunchNo.CO member events with investors and business experts for all of 2018. As well as a chance to share in $10,000 in total prize money and multiple different prize packages from our sponsors.
The competition takes place starting at 11 a.m. Feb. 27 and 10:30 a.m. Feb. 28 inside the Spaces co-working location, 242 Linden Street, Fort Collins.
Those advancing the the semifinal and final rounds on Feb. 28 will have the opportunity to pitch in front of CEOs from companies such as TechStars, Boomtown and UpRamp.
The competing teams include:
ItyDity facilitates online song production contests to help artists find the best producers for their songs. Their unique Song Virtual Reality demystifies the production process, allowing artists to craft their sound and effectively communicate their musical vision.
Loop Global leads commercialization of the Evacuated Tube Transport Technologies (ET3™) system, where car-sized capsules operate in a network of concrete tubes, like an automated freeway that connects people, pallets, parcels and utilities through an “all-in-one” global transportation system. Capsules travel up to three times faster than jets, removing friction from peoples’ lives while bringing us all closer together.
Sandbox Solar is a Fort Collins solar installation company. It uses the highest-quality design tools and components to bring the greatest energy savings to your home or business. Sandbox is developing the tools necessary for communities to create community solar gardens out of forgotten and unused spaces.
everHuman is a coaching and project completion service that emphasizes technology as a tool to support human activities, both at home and at work. Digital skills gaps are addressed with patience, empathy, and easy-to-follow instructions and customized live and online workshops to help individuals and teams better manage their digital lives.
Big Bear Bat Co. makes handcrafted, professional baseball bats. With 26 years of baseball experience under our belt, a local baseball community on the rise, and a changing professional landscape ready for a new leader in baseball bat manufacturing, it is prime time for the world to be introduced to Big Bear Bat Co.
At Red Mountain Scientific, we apply the science of artificial intelligence (AI) and big data to solve hard problems. We are revolutionizing wind energy and telecommunications asset management by bringing to market a drone-enabled, AI solution for autonomous infrastructure inspection.
ParkIt is the Airbnb of college campus parking. We are simply bridging the gap between commuter students and staff and those surrounding college campuses with unused parking spaces and driveways.
Vortic Watch Company is a small batch, custom, watch manufacturing and vintage restoration company located in Northern Colorado. Its focus and belief system revolves around revitalizing manufacturing in the United States by combining traditional and cutting-edge technology to create unique, quality, functional products with exceptional value.
Selva Honey is a social enterprise fighting the problem of deforestation through market access solutions. We sustainably source our unique varieties of wild honey from forest communities in Guatemala working to protect their forests and increase forest biodiversity.
Fair Fiber offers high-performance alpaca apparel to outdoor enthusiasts who currently have limited options for alpaca wear. Our products enhance outdoor performance using a proprietary blend of natural fibers and are sourced sustainably from the Andes of Peru.
The Articulate was formed to organize the vibrant community of creative professionals in Northern Colorado; we are that community! We operate as the flexible joint between the creative and professional spheres, the junction where ideas collide and germinate.
Willie’s Motorcycle Rescue is a motorcycle and three-wheeler towing, recovery and transport company in Northern Colorado owned and operated by lifelong bikers. We employ a state-of-the-art motorcycle lift and a spacious four-door truck to get you and your ride home safely and comfortably.