We’re back for another installment of the Startup Pitch sessions in which entrepreneurs reveal their business ideas (in two sentences or less), and the experts weigh in with advice and feedback.
At stake for the winning entrepreneur is a full scholarship to the upcoming 15-week Founder Institute technology accelerator, with the Seattle classes beginning April 9th. That’s a $995 value. Heck, we’ll even toss in a free ticket to the upcoming GeekWire Startup Awards on May 9th to the winner.
Now, it’s not easy summarizing your business in a couple sentences, so you can follow this easy blueprint from Founder Institute creator Adeo Ressi who suggests this format.
“My company, _(insert name of company)_, is developing _(a defined offering)_ to help _(a defined audience)_ _(solve a problem)_ with _(secret sauce)_”.
Mentors from the Founder Institute will provide feedback on the pitches and pick the winner from the pool in the comment thread below, Mentors and judges include Ressi; Google’s Dan Shapiro; Hark CEO David Aronchick; Gist founder T.A. McCann and others.
Deadline for the contest is 9 p.m. Pacific time on Monday, March 18 — so get those pitches rolling folks!