Eventinterface joins 63 startups representing 23 industries from Arizona, Colorado and Texas in the head-to-head annual bracket-style competition Venture Madness presented by Invest Southwest and Arizona Commerce Authority.
One Venture Madness winner will take home the top $30,000 prize. First runner-up winner will receive $10,000 and two second-place runners-up will each get $5,000.
“We are thrilled to have been selected by the competition and are honored to be in the company of great businesses and entrepreneurs,” said Al Wynant, Eventinterface CEO. “The competition provides a fantastic opportunity to share our story and software with a larger audience in the Southwest and beyond.”
The first of two online elimination rounds is now underway at VentureMadness.com. The 32 companies who make it through will be announced on January 23, with the 16 invited to pitch announced on February 4. The top 16 companies will pitch live at the Venture Madness Event, March 4-6 at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, AZ.
The public can get in on the competition also by filling out their own bracket, predicting the winner at VentureMadness.com. The first-place winner in the bracketology challenge will win a 13-inch MacBook Air, and the runner-up will win an iPad Air 2.
See the 64 companies.
Article by Hayley Ringle of Phoenix Business Journal.
Lead in photo courtesy of VentureMadness.