January 23rd 2015
By Tom Renner
STAMFORD, Conn. — The Stamford Innovation Center is joining forces with the Angel Investor Forum for its Second Annual Pitch Night.
The event on Thursday, Feb. 5, will feature a pitch competition and awards to the CEOs of two of the outstanding startups in Fairfield County.
The Angel Investor Forum will judge the startup pitches, which will be no longer than five minutes in length. First prize is $1,000 and second prize is $500.
All regional startups are welcome to request admission to the pitch competition. Submissions for the pitch competition are available online.
Deadline for Pitch Contest submissions is midnight on Jan. 29.
In addition, two awards will be presented to the CEOs of Fairfield County Startups.
- The John Mackie Brown Award for the hardest working startup leader (Ned Gannon of eBrevia won in 2014)
- The Abraham Davenport Light a Candle award for the most fearless leader of a startup. (Dick O’Hare of LocalYokel won in 2014)
Nominations for the John Mackie Brown award and the Abraham Davenport Award should be sent to team@Stamfordicenter.com with any supporting documentation.