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Thursday, October 10 • 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Founders Live Minneapolis **External Registration Required**

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Founders Live is an unforgettable happy hour competition where up to five companies pitch their business, but YOU decide who wins.

Five handpicked companies take the hot seat, with only 99 seconds to pitch their company and describe their value proposition in front of an eager audience. Ater the pitches and audience Q&A, the crowd votes on a winner who will not only receive an award but recognition from the crowd and the opportunity to talk more about their product or service. It's like shark tank, but you decide who wins it all!

What's in it for you? Bring your friends, co-workers, grab some food and drinks, get to know your local entrepreneurs and vote for who you think will be the next big thing in Minneapolis!

What's in it for the companies? We at the Founders Live Minneapolis team are excited to announce ALL presenting companies who are chosen to give their 99-second pitch at a Founders Live event receive $5,000 credit towards their web hosting on Amazon. "Amazon Web Services provides startups with low cost, easy to use infrastructure needed to scale and grow any size business. AWS Activate is a program designed to provide startups with resources they need to get started on AWS."

ALL PRESENTERS EARN GOOGLE CLOUD CREDITS - As a benefit of our partnership with Google Cloud, early-stage startups within our network can gain access to the Google’s Cloud for Startups Program. This includes between $3,000 and $100,000 in Cloud and Firebase credit, access to Google engineers for office hours, in-depth 1:1 architecture reviews, and invitations to local startup events. Please go to Google’s Cloud for Startups Program for more information and to get started.

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Date: Thursday, September 12th, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Spaces North Loop, 121 Washington Ave N Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401
Cost: FREE
Provided: Beer, wine, and food

6:00 pm: Doors Open - Drinks, Food, and Networking

7:00 pm: Pitches Start

8:00 pm: Audience Votes, Networking

9 pm: After Party at Hewing Hotel

Pitch Applicants:

We are currently accepting innovative pitch applications!

This is an opportunity for your startup to gain more recognition in the Minneapolis startup community. Click here to apply: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1vc3DgQMajU5eF3dVDxuyOIyRcNnk2GpJ7bkS9MxMOKo/viewform?edit_requested=true Tell us your story; who you are and what you do. We'll send you more details and you may become one of the finalists who pitch.

About Founders Live:

Founders Live is a community and media channel created to inspire, educate and entertain entrepreneurs around the world. The Founders Live experience includes unique and unforgettable 99-second pitch competitions sweeping into cities across the nation, which have the potential to create local startup celebrities and burst open additional pockets of creativity and entrepreneurial activity. Additionally, an online network delivers curated articles, videos, live streams, and experts talks to our members that help us develop world-class entrepreneurs.

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Dick Polipnick

Chief Growth Officer, Online Growth Systems
Dick is a tech hybrid that combines his business experience, marketing background, and software engineering education to solve tough problems.In addition to being a developer and an entrepreneur, Dick is the host of Online Growth Systems- an online community of #growthers (or people... Read More →

Thursday October 10, 2019 6:00pm - 8:30pm CDT