Amani Toomer

Chris Witherspoon

Karen Hunter

Maria Weaver

Bobby Sharma

2019 Pitch Competition Judges

2019 Pitch Competition Summary

THE STARTUP PITCH COMPETITION 

Links from 2021 Showcase:
To see Startups, click here.
To see Judges, click here.
To see Prizes, click here.
To see Advisors, click here.
All other details, click here.

NAMIC & Sava360 Ventures teamed for the 7th time to host a ‘SharkTank’ Style Startup Pitch Competition during

the 36th ANNUAL NAMIC CONFERENCE on WednesdayOctober 12, 2022 at the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square
Back LIVE in Person for the first time in 2 years!!

Deadline to enter is SEPTEMBER 10, 2022 here
Or email directly Pitch Deck to AtulPrashar23@gmail.com

 

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)

  1. One of the presenting founders must be a minority.

  2. The idea is disruptive to the media/entertainment/sports industries.

  3. There is a strong idea and team in place.

  4. The idea is entering a growing market.

  5. The idea is scalable.

Major thank you to COMCAST NBCUniversal for sponsoring our event!