2019 Pitch Competition Judges
2019 Pitch Competition Summary
THE STARTUP PITCH COMPETITION
NAMIC & Sava360 Ventures teamed for the 7th time to host a ‘SharkTank’ Style Startup Pitch Competition during
the 36th ANNUAL NAMIC CONFERENCE on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square
Back LIVE in Person for the first time in 2 years!!
Participating start-ups, pitch ideas directly to Decision Makers: Media Executives & Investors.
Previous judges: Amani Toomer (NY Giants Super Bowl champion), Abbe Raven (Acting Chairman, A+E), Rachel Lam (Founder, Time Warner Investments), Lori Conkling (EVP, Biz Dev, NBCUniversal). Featured finalists have come from Crosscourt VC, and URU which was recently acquired by Adobe.
FINALISTS ARE SELECTED BASED ON 5 IMPORTANT CRITERIA:
(Seed to Series A)
One of the presenting founders must be a minority.
The idea is disruptive to the media/entertainment/sports industries.
There is a strong idea and team in place.
The idea is entering a growing market.
The idea is scalable.
Major thank you to COMCAST NBCUniversal for sponsoring our event!