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CoFounders Wanted

6/9/2014 6:00 PM - 5/20/2014 9:00 PM

Our June event takes place again at Capital Factory.

If you are new to this group and have a project in mind, or have already started a startup and need a co-founder, engineers, etc, - looking for your first angel, - or interested to join a startup, come join us for a great night of startup pitches, networking, good beer, wine and food.

Please make sure that you apply with your pitch deck early, as we are expecting to make some difficult choices between all the great pitch proposals.

June 09, 2014 Meetup Venue: Capital Factory

How to get there:

On top of the OMNI hotel on 8th and Brazos on the 16th floor in Austin downtown. Capital Factory is providing tickets for parking after 6:00pm to park under the OMNI Hotel for $5.00. You have to save your parking ticket and then show the one that Capital Factory will provide to get your discounted parking.

Formats:

1. You are an entrepreneur with a developed concept or a running startup pre VC round, looking for co-founders, talent, or investors.

2. You are a techie looking for your Startup (reverse pitch).

3. For February we want to try something new: a 60sec pitch for an idea to form a group developing an MVP testing that concept. You can pick people from the audience to be part of your group.

Why?

Because it is fun! and also pitching in our Meetup lets you "practice" your pitch and get feedback from other startups and investors, always a good thing!

How to attend in the audience?

Simply RSVP.

If you are a software or hardware developer, or UX/UI designer interested in joining a cool startup, you can attend for FREE. Just send an e-mail to team@thetechmap.com Please provide a link to your LinkedIn account and Meetup account in the Cofounder. Also please create an account at www.thetechmap.com for free!

Otherwise, the contribution is $10.00 to cover for this non-profit event. Drinks and food provided. Refunds will be allowed ONLY 48 hours prior to the event. Just email us at team@thetechmap.com.

How to apply as a presenter? Just go to this link https://tinyurl.com/thetechmap

The deadline to send your pitch deck is Friday, May 30th, 2014: We will announce the presenters by Monday, June 2nd, 2014

1. Who are you?

2. What is your business?

3. Why does it matter?

4. What is your business or revenue/traction model?

5. What are you asking for?

The presentations are 5 to 7 slides, including your cover slide a final slide with your contact information. Please make sure the final slide has your contact information large enough to be easily read.

Please note that you'll only have a maximum 5 minutes to present. We will have to cut you off at the 5 minute mark to make sure we have time for the other presenters. Your presentation will be followed by 4 minutes for questions (no hard cut off). A visual timer will be provided for you

NEW: To maximize screen space during presentations and avoid formatting issues, please submit only Powerpoint slides in 16:9 format. You can change from classic 6:4 format under Page Setup.

If you are interested in doing a reverse pitch or a 60s pitch, please email us and we send instructions.

When is this not the right event for you?

If you plan to attend to sell something, this is not the right event for you.

• Agenda:

6:00 - 7:00pm Sign-in and socializing (Grab food a drinks)

7:00 - 7:05pm Announcements, Sponsor notes

7:05 - 8:30pm Pitches / Q&A

8:30 - 9:00pm Network, Network, Network

9:00 - Until whenever. Go downstairs to the bar to network more.

Please RSVP as space is limited!

Want to support this group? reach out to us at team@thetechmap.com for sponsorship opportunities!

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