Moderated by Christina Bechhold, co-founder and managing director of the New York City based angel investment group, Empire Angels, the evening is designed to help entrepreneurs take their ideas to the next level. The event takes place Tuesday, November 18, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at 360 Hamilton Avenue in White Plains, New York.
Emerging companies will have the opportunity to hear from Bechhold, a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal startup blog, The Accelerators, and to present their business plan to a panel of judges. In addition to our $10,000 grand prize, a junior prize will be awarded to the runner up.
The winner receives a $10K cash grant and acceptance into Westchester’s BLUEPRINT Accelerator Network. Click here to apply
The winner of the WCA's first pitch contest, held at Health Tech '14: Fueling Innovation in Westchester, said the relationship-building made possible by the contest was of "tremendous importance." Check out the event highlights here.
Applications are due November 7.
For more information, call Joelle DiNardi at 914-948-6444. Tickets are $20 per person. The event is sponsored by Silver Sponsors, Greater Hudson Bank and Tompkins Mahopac Bank.