Startup Showdown: A Startup Pitch Show
Presented by TechUnited:NJ and Tech Council Ventures

About

We are excited to introduce the third season of Startup Showdown, presented by TechUnited and Tech Council Ventures: Startup Showdown.

The series launched in April 2020 and features three startups who pitch three investors, answer audience Q+A, and ultimately find out if the investors would like to take a meeting.

If your startup has been growing and you’d like to pitch on the show, you can apply below. Startups across the world are eligible to apply!

Last Episode: 

The Importance of Climate & Energy Tech | June 16, 2022

Upcoming Shows

Thursday, September 8
12:00
Episode 18: HealthTech

Investors & Experts

HealthTech episode guests will be announced soon! 

Startup Showdown: A Startup Pitch Show
Steven Socolof
Managing Partner
Startup Showdown: A Startup Pitch Show
Startup Showdown: A Startup Pitch Show
Abigail Phillips
Senior Director | Climate Solutions & Business Integration
Startup Showdown: A Startup Pitch Show
Startup Showdown: A Startup Pitch Show
Abigail Phillips
Senior Director | Climate Solutions & Business Integration
Startup Showdown: A Startup Pitch Show
Startup Showdown: A Startup Pitch Show
Dan Gura
Senior Vice President
Startup Showdown: A Startup Pitch Show
Startup Showdown: A Startup Pitch Show
Dan Gura
Senior Vice President
Startup Showdown: A Startup Pitch Show
Startup Showdown: A Startup Pitch Show
Abigail Phillips
Senior Director | Climate Solutions & Business Integration
Startup Showdown: A Startup Pitch Show

Featured Startups

EPISODE 18: HealthTech

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Episodes

EP.1: JERSEY STRONG
Featured Investors: Mark Kolb (Tech Council Ventures), Kelly Ford (Edison Partners) and Allison Williams (Newark Venture Partners)

Featured Startups:

EP.2: CLEANTECH + SUSTAINABILITY
Featured Investors: Stephen Socolof (Tech Council Ventures), Eric Breese (Evonik) and Katherine Zamsky (Carbon Ventures)

Featured Startups:

EP.3: CONSUMER PRODUCTS
Featured Investors: Jim Gunton (Tech Council Ventures), Monica C. Smith (Marketsmith, Inc.) and Jay Bhatti (Brand Project)

Featured Startups:

EP.4: B2B/SaaS
Featured Investors: Stephen Socolof (Tech Council Ventures), Katherine O’Neill (Jumpstart NJ) and Mike Giampapa (Bessemer Venture Partners)

Featured Startups:

EP.5: HEALTHTECH
Featured Investors: Mark Kolb (Tech Council Ventures), Sandra Powell-Elliott (Hackensack Meridian Health) and Dean Drizin MD(Touchdown Ventures)

Featured Startups:

EP.6: EDTECH
Featured Investors: Jim Gunton (Tech Council Ventures), Judith Sheft (NJ Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology) and Forough Ghahramani (Edge, Inc.)

Featured Startups:

EP.7: FINTECH
Featured Investors: Steve Socolof (Tech Council Ventures), Liz Hogan (Hogan Advisors) and Jesse Honigberg (Cross River)

Featured Startups:

This episode was sponsored by Cross River & DLA Piper

EP.8: AR/VR
Featured Investors: Jim Gunton (Tech Council Ventures), Will Lutz (NJII) and David Haines (Front Row Fund)

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EP.9: REAL WORLD DATA/ EVIDENCE
Featured Investors: Mark Kolb (Tech Council Ventures), Steven Cohen (Morgan Lewis) and Ren Roome (Boston Millennia Partners)

Featured Startups:

EP.10: PROPELIFY
Featured Investors: Jim Gunton (Tech Council Ventures), Mark Kolb (Tech Council Ventures), Roger Soares (Ellavation Capital) and Rene Veloso (DLA Piper)

Featured Startups:

EP.11: Voice
Featured Investors: Stephen Socolof (Tech Council Ventures), Leslie Garcia-Amaya (Google) and Daniel Brook (Newark Venture Partners)

Featured Startups:

EP.12: Autonomous Vehicles
Featured Investors: Jim Gunton (Tech Council Ventures), Mike Mantell​ (Survae), and Tricia Dinkel (Cleantech Open)

Featured Startups:

EP.13: CleanTech ft. Electric Vehicles/Transportation
Featured Investors: Steve Socolof (Tech Council Ventures), Dawn Neville (PSE&G), and Andrew Ramer (Marqera)

Featured Startups:

EP.14: Genomics & Regenerative Medicine
Featured Investors: John Doll (RWJBarnabas Health), Mark Kolb (Tech Council Ventures), and Dr. Amy Liao (Brooks Life Sciences)

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EP.15: Marketing & AdTech
Featured Investors: Jim Gunton (Tech Council Ventures), Chris Doherty (ORS Partners), and Lexie Demirali (NJEDA)

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