Funding Summits

European deep tech entrepreneurs and researchers can apply and be selected to present their technologies, innovations, or products at the ENRICH in the USA Pitch&Meet events.

Selected innovators are provided the opportunity to pitch their venture and innovation to a large audience and/or participate in one on one (or one to many) pitches and Q&A meetings with pre-selected US-based university soft landing incubators, equity accelerators, corporations, networks of business angels, and venture capital firms seeking to buy, partner, or invest.

  • Participants of these events have the opportunity to receive real-time feedback from US experts and recognized leaders.
  • Perfect Pitch Training session included for the selected participants.
  • Awards with cash and in-kind prizes (also from sponsors) for the winners.
  • PR/Media Training workshop included for the Pitch winners.
  • Events are announced on Eventbrite for attendee registrations.
  • Events are announced on F6S for startups to apply.

 

NEXT EVENT:

SILICON VALLEY FUNDING SUMMIT AT CES 2022

Date/Time: January 4, 2022, 2:00-7:00 pm PST

Location: Venetian Resort Hotel Casino's Convention & Expo Center, rooms 201-203

Due to Covid-19, CES will be hybrid in 2022. ENRICH in the USA is pleased to organize its Silicon Valley Funding Summit at CES 2022.

This live event is introducing a selection of 30 European and Associated Countries tech startups to 25+ top US investors (early-stage VCs, business angels, and equity accelerators - from the Silicon Valley in the majority) and to our ENRICH in the USA soft landing university centers, hubs, and ecosystems in Northern California.

Agenda (PST):

9:30 am - Perfect Pitch training session (2h30 min)

1:30 pm - Doors open to pick up badges

2:00 pm - Introductions and Presentations (30 min) on US-EU Collaboration on Research, Innovation, Trade, and Funding - 2022 status and future 

2:30 pm - Pitch session starts with a 20 min reverse pitch from investors and tech startup ecosystem experts followed by up to 30 EU startups pitching - startups from Europe and Associated Countries. We will have a 15 min break mid-session

6:00 pm (tentative) - Demos showcase and Networking time and Awards

(Tentative) Cocktail and VIP reception - shall be covered by corporate and government sponsors. Same room as the Demo showcase room.

All the pitches are scored by a selected panel of judges. 

 

Registration, Payment, and More Information

Startups who want to pitch for free or at highly discounted rates have to apply on F6S

Website for more/complimentary information and payment (Detailed startups and corporate sponsors registration fees in PDF)

For registration and payment, we also refer you to our Eventbrite page

This event is followed by an online Matchmaking activity (for a full month) for all participants.

Don't miss our US Capital and Market Access online training programs the week of Dec. 14, 2022 (link to come).

More details on our Immersion Program at CES

 

 

PAST EVENTS 2021:

Online Funding Summit at Smart City Expo 2021 

Date/Time: November 12, 8:00-11:00 am PST

ENRICH in the USA is proud to present its Funding Summit during Smart City Expo World Congress 2021. This virtual event will be introducing a selection of 10 European and Associated Countries startups to 20 top judges, including US investors (early-stage VCs, business angels, and equity accelerators) and a selection of ENRICH in the USA soft landing hubs and ecosystems.

Agenda:

17h00 CET / 8:00 am PST - Introduction and Presentations (60 min)

18h10 CET / 9:10 am PST - Pitch session starts with a 20 min reverse pitch from investors and ecosystem experts followed by 6 x 20 min pitches from startups (5 min of pitch and 15 min of Q&A). Two pitch sessions in 2 Zoom rooms in parallel.

All the pitches were be rated by the investors.

Detailed agenda in pdf

 

Funding Summit at BIO 2021

Date/Time: June 21, 8:00-10:30 am PST

Detailed agenda in pdf

 

PitchFest at RSA Virtual 2021

Date/Time: May 21, 8:00-10:00 am PST

Only for existing ENRICH participants: No F6S page

LinkedIn Event

ENRICH in the USA is proud to present its Pitch event at RSA Conference Virtual 2021. This virtual event introduced a selection of 5 startups to 10 top US investors (early-stage VCs, business angels, and equity accelerators - from the Silicon Valley in the majority) plus a selection of ENRICH in the USA soft landing hubs and ecosystems.

Agenda

17h00 CET / 8:00 am PST - Welcome and Introduction from ENRICH in the USA Centers and industry Hubs followed by a restitution of our updated US Innovation Market Guide on Cyber Security (30 min). 

17h30 CET / 8:30 am PST - Pitch session with 15 min of reverse pitch from the investors followed by 5 x 15 min pitch from startups (5 min of pitch and 10 min of QA). (90min)

All the pitches were be rated by the investors.

The event will be recorded, edited, reviewed (by the presenters/ speakers), and published on our website and social media.

Detailed agenda in pdf

 

Funding Summit at SXSW Online 2021

Date/Time: March 19, 8:00 am-12:00 pm PST

ENRICH in the USA was delighted to present its Funding Summit at SXSW Online 2021. This virtual event introduced a selection of 24 Global startups representing 11 European and Associated Countries to 24+ top US investors (early-stage VCs, business angels, and equity accelerators - from the Silicon Valley in the majority) and ENRICH in the USA soft landing hubs and ecosystems experts.

Agenda

16h00 CET / 8:00 am PST - Welcome and Introduction from ENRICH in the USA Centers and Hubs (30 min).

16h30 CET / 8:30 am PST - Pitch session starts with a 20 min of reverse pitch from investors and ecosystem experts followed by 4 x 20 min pitch from startups (5 min of pitch and 10 min of Q&A). Two pitch sessions of 3 rooms in parallel 

All the pitches were rated by the investors.

Detailed agenda in pdf

 

Funding Summit at CES Digital 2021

Date/Time: January 15, 11:00 am-2:30 pm EST

ENRICH in the USA Funding Summit at CES 2021 introduced a selection of 30 Global startups representing 10 European and Associated Countries to 30+ top US investors (early-stage VCs, business angels, and equity accelerators - from the Silicon Valley in the majority) and to ENRICH in the USA soft landing hubs and ecosystems.

17h00 CET / 11:00 am PST - Welcome and Introduction (30 min).

17h30 CET / 11:30 am PST - Pitch session starts with a 15 min reverse pitch from investors and ecosystems followed by 5 x 15 min pitch from startups (5 min of pitch and 10 min of Q&A).

All the pitches were rated by the investors.

 

PAST EVENTS 2017-2020:

  • Funding Summits at CES followed by MatchFest, a matchmaking event organized at our pavilion on the floor of the Eureka Park at CES (or done online).

  • Funding Summits at SXSW followed by MatchFest, a matchmaking event organized at the EU@SXSW House (or done online).

  • Funding Summits at Tech Crunch. 

  • PitchFest event at BIO at the European Union Booth

  • PitchFest event for foreign startups at Select USA Summit (and virtual series)

  • Foreign Startups PitchNMix events at The Vault

  • Pitch events co-organized with AngelLaunch

  • Ecosystems Showcase Series (virtual series)