October 9, 2020  |  4 – 6pm

During San Diego Startup Month in October 2020

Inventors & Investors‘ is a new science-based virtual pitch competition.

Presented by

Tech Coast Angels - San Diego | TCA San Diego Innovation Council | SDIC Connect Startup San Diego

We’re excited to bring resources to the same ultimate goal of Quick Pitch,
investing in the best startups.

Science & Research-based Startups

Meet the Finalists

10 companies were selected as finalists. Each is assigned a TCA coach to prep to pitch a panel of investor judges at the competition event during Startup Month. The 1st place winner selected by the judge panel will receive an automatic slot to pitch at one of TCA’s screening meetings in consideration for TCA funding.

October 9, 2020  |  4 – 6pm

Company Requirements:

  1. Company must be incorporated at the time of the pitch competition.
  2. Company must be able to accept Angel Investments.  (but it is not required to do so)
  3. Company must be affiliated with an academic research center or university in at least one of the following ways:
    • A license to intellectual property
    • Enrolled in an incubator or accelerator program
    • Collaborating to validate/test a business model
  4. Company must not exceed $2M in current equity (dilutive) funding, including promissory notes