Regional Showcases

Business Pitch Events for Emerging Tech Companies

 

Now accepting applications for the 2020 Tech Startup Accelerator Series 

Join your community in supporting Montana’s most innovative startups.
Attend the kickoff of Early Stage MT’s 3rd annual Tech Startup Accelerator Series.

Billings

Wednesday, March 18
4–7 pm
Northern Hotel
19 N. Broadway

No Longer Open for Public Attendance

Bozeman

Thursday, April 2
5:30–8:30 pm
Jabs Hall at MSU
S. 8th Ave.

Reserve Your Seat

Missoula

Thursday, April 9
5–8 pm
Garlington Lohn & Robinson
350 Ryman St. – 6th floor

Reserve Your Seat

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR BILLINGS IS MARCH 11.

DEADLINE FOR BOZEMAN AND MISSOULA IS MARCH 25.

 

APPLY NOW

Just 10 Short Minutes

Each presenting company will get 10 min to pitch their business, followed by 10 min of questions from the judges.

Opportunities for Growth

Final contestants from each region are selected to attend the Early Stage MT HyperAccelerator program and compete for capital investment* at the 2020 Statewide Showcase.

Evaluation Based Upon:

  • Size of the problem being solved or opportunity seized
  • Effectiveness of the solution proposed to solve the problem or capture the opportunity
  • Uniqueness and competitive defensibility of the solution
  • Realistic potential revenue and profit of the business over a 5 year horizon
  • Soundness of the sales, marketing, and go-to-market plans
  • Strength of the management team and the advisors/partners
  • Clarity, conciseness, and quality of the presentation
  • Team’s openness to feedback and mentorship