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Friday, May 1 • 11:00am - 1:00pm
WILD PITCH: EARLY-STAGE STARTUPS & STUDENTS

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Cash prizes awarded to the top three startups. Early-Stage Startups and Student entrepreneurs pitch ideas to a panel of experts.

Moderators
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Juan Garzon

Director, PitchBreakfast
Juan works with entrepreneurs and small businesses to help them clarify their brand, communicate their value, and accelerate the growth of their business. He has spent over a decade in marketing and communications, ranging from entrepreneur to the head of marketing for a global market... Read More →
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Vic Howie

‎VP Wealth Management, Merrill Lynch
Manage the financial affairs for a select group of entrepreneurs and privately-held business owners and their families, with special emphasis on planning for liquidity events and wealth preservation and transfer. Co-managing partner of a seven member team within Merrill Lynch.

Presenters
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Dayna Grayson

Partner, NEA
Dayna joined NEA in 2012 and focuses on investments in both business and consumer services. Specific areas of interest include SaaS, vertically integrated eCommerce, media, financial technology and on demand consumer services. She is an early stage investor and works with several... Read More →
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Troy Knauss

President, Angel Resource Institute
Troy is a partner in a number of Angel funds and networks that invest in high-growth and turnaround companies. Troy has over 20 years of experience in family, growth, and start-up businesses. In addition to his fund activities, Troy is an exited entrepreneur with start-up and growth... Read More →
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Bobby Ocampo

Partner, Revolution Ventures
Bobby is a Partner at Revolution Ventures and focuses on identifying, investing in, and helping to build innovative and impactful early-stage companies. Bobby serves as a Board Observer at Booker (formerly GramercyOne) and OrderUp. Prior to joining Revolution Ventures, Bobby was an... Read More →
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Jake Zeller

Managing Member, 1991 Management Co, AngelList
Jake Zeller is a Venture Hacker at AngelList and investor in early stage technology companies. He invests opportunistically and current interests include Bitcoin, food, labor, marketplaces, and data.

Wild Pitchers
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Break-up Box

Break-up Box is a unique gift box for girls going through a break-up. Our “Boyfriend Detox” includes typical products and remedies used by heart-broken girls. There are 3 box sizes which range from $30-$60. We partner with companies that produce ideal inputs for our boxes and... Read More →
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Standard Ice

Standard Ice has created a first working prototype of a machine that makes crystal clear, oversized, slow melting ice cubes that can finally match the quality of top shelf drinks. Standard Ice is a startup from Greenville, SC that aims to change how people view one common item most... Read More →
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MechOptix

The first automatic brake lamp. Stoptix (by MechOptix) is the only automatic brake light that requires no modifications to your motorcycle or vehicle. Stoptix is the first product to offer a deceleration indicator solution inside the lamp — self-powered and self-illuminating. MechOptix... Read More →
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SAROS Desalination Project

By leveraging one of the most prevalent sources of renewable energy, ocean waves, EcoH2O Innovation’s venture, SAROS Desalination Project (Swell Actuated Reverse Osmosis System) is creating and testing a wave-driven, self-contained, seawater desalination system. Utilizing only... Read More →
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Sequr

Throw away the key fobs, and download the future. Sequr has created a next generation access management solution by turning everyone's phone into their personal key card. Our proprietary software solution is eliminating the headache of keeping track of key fobs, key cards and keys... Read More →
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Product Shout

Every day, people have ideas that could change the world. However, very few people want to live the risky life of an entrepreneur. That’s where we come in. ProductShout is a company that takes the simple napkin sketches and turns them into tangible products. We take the burden... Read More →
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TheTee.Co

From the creator of See.Me: The first cross platform apparel customization tool, enabling brands, individuals, events and organizations the ability to offer customized apparel and share it with their social networks. The $1.6 trillion apparel industry is primed for disruption. People... Read More →
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Traderion

Traderion is a game-based assessment tool that accurately identifies top talent and predicts its future professional performance. Finding the best talent in the finance industry takes huge screening time and costs and money spent. Talent is constantly overlooked. Recruitment companies... Read More →



Friday May 1, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm EDT
DIG Pavilion at Cinebarre 963 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

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