Enterprise Europe Network

ENRICH FUNDING SUMMIT AT SXSW ONLINE 2021

19
March
2021
Event type:
Type: 
Conference/Seminar/Information Day
Date:
From 19/03/2021
To 31/03/2021
Country
Location country: 
United States
City
Location city: 
San Francisco
Address
Location address: 
1355 Market St, Suite #488

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Organiser

Host organisation: 
Temple University SBDC
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Deadline for registration 15th March 2021
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Description

European (and associated countries) Deep Tech startups pitching to Silicon Valley investors and US incubation/acceleration ecosystems (US universities' included).

About this Event
Virtual event taking place on Zoom on Friday, March 19 (8:00 am to 12:00 pm pst).

Dedicated to Global Startups, and more specifically to European (also from EU "associated countries") deep tech entrepreneurs.

We will be introducing a selection of 24 startups to 24 top US investors (early stage VCs, business angels and equity accelerators - from the Silicon Valley in majority) plus a selection of ENRICH in the USA soft landing hubs and ecosystems.

Format:

Welcome and Introduction from ENRICH in the USA Centers and Hubs (30 min)

Two pitch sessions of 3 rooms in parallel (1 hour 40 minutes each).

Each session starts with a 20 min reverse pitch from investors and ecosystems followed by 4 x 20 min pitch from startups (5 min of pitch and 15 min of QA).

Suggested theme per room:

- TechforCity (infrastructure and TechforCommunity included)

- TechforEntertainment (Music, Cinema, Media, XR, and Gaming included)

- TechforGood (HealthTech, FoodTech, EdTech included)

ENRICH in the USA Pitch Awards:

All the pitches will be rated by the investors.

For the top 3 startups: $500 cash prizes

For the top 9 startups:
Access to transatlantic support and soft landing services
Direct Applications to the ENRICH in the USA incubation joint-programs at top US universities (12 months minimum) - with no interview:

In VA: George Mason University joint program

In PA: Temple University joint program

in CA: Cal Poly University joint program

in IN: Purdue University joint program

Included: support of Enterprise Europe Network USA (EAEC, SF and EABO, NYC): 3-5 hours of free services (advice, directions and introductions).

If your registration is validated/accepted, the link to the Zoom session will be sent to you at least a week prior.

Also, startups should apply on F6S to be selected: https://www.f6s.com/enrichfundingsummitsxsw2021online