InnovateSAV

Innovate SAV! showcases Savannah’s innovators and helps local entrepreneurs start and grow new companies.

On April 21st, local innovators and founders will pitch their new products and concepts to the Savannah community and a panel of judges – shark tank style.  The winners in each category will receive cash prizes, design and marketing services and community exposure and feedback.  Fast Pitch will also feature demo day and pitches from graduates of the ATDC Startup Bootcamp 

Are you working on a new innovative idea, product, or concept? Apply here 

All applicants will be invited to a free ATDC workshop on Telling your Story (communicating your ideas and business model to potential investors/customers/partners) and those selected to pitch will receive one on one coaching from ATDC mentors and local founders.

When: April 21, 2017. From 1-8 pm followed by Happy Hour
Where: Bull Street Labs at 2222 Bull Street, Savannah

Register to attend here 

PITCH CATEGORIES 

STUDENTS:

Are you a student beaming with ideas and aspiring to bring your product out in the market? This is your opportunity to polish and present your idea to the startup community in Savannah and receive valuable feedback

COMMUNITY & SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS:

Are you building an innovative community initiative or social innovation in Savannah?  

PRODUCT-BASED ENTREPRENEURS:

Are you actively pursing an innovative idea for a new product (concept or pre-revenue phase) or building a new company and scaling an existing product (you have customers).  

ATDC BOOTCAMP 2017 GRADUATES:

The 2017 ATDC Bootcamp graduates who have gone through a rigorous 12 week accelerator program will pitch and compete for a $10K prize.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT?

At InnovateSAV! 2017, founders will pitch their product and business model to the community and panel of judges and receive valuable feedback, recognition and an opportunity to meet potential partners, customers and investors. The winners will be chosen based on their viability of bringing their product to market and executing on their business model. Pitch Format:  3-5 minute pitch with slides

 All applicants will be invited to Telling your Story workshop offered by ATDC Savannah and those selected to pitch will receive one-on-one coaching from ATDC mentors –  serial entrepreneurs and investors.

Applications are now open. Last day to send your completed application is Friday, March 24, 2017. 

Prizes

The winners will be offered prizes of cash and in-kind services – to be announced soon.

Bid for the best

The audience will get an opportunity to actively participate and bid for your favorite participant.

Questions?

Email us: fastpitch@creativecoast.org

Contact us: admin@thecreativecoast.org or 912.447.8457

Want to support local entrepreneurs? Contact Blake (Blake@thecreativecoast.org) if you would like to offer prizes for winners sponsorship, in-kind, and program and opportunities

Please check back for an update and stay tuned to our social media channels (twitter, Facebook, and Instagram) for regular updates on all of our programs and events

About ATDC

ATDC Savannah helps tech companies and product-based startups grow in the Savannah area by providing education, coaching and connections to help them grow and thrive.

 Register to attend Fast Pitch here  (its free!)

Check out the winners of FastPitch 2016:

Product-Based Entrepreneurs:
Runner-up: OnTheRocks

Service-Based Entrepreneurs:
Runner-up: InfoSecQuote

Student Entrepreneurs:
Runner-up: Savannah Kids Code

Overall:
Winner: Koios
First Runner-up: Intelligent Pathway
Second Runner-up: My Guardian Angel
Audience Favorite:
FarmTruck912

Also take a look at past FastPitch participants:

2016 FastPitch

Videos | Photos

Thanks to our 2016 Sponsors!

 

To nurture the members of the Savannah community engaged in creative or innovative endeavors and to cultivate an environment in which they can thrive.

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