• 2022 Grow Your Startup Pitch Competition

    December 13 | 3 - 5 PM EST

    To conclude our 2022 Grow Your Startup series and kick off a stellar 2023, Startup of the Year® is hosting a year-end pitch competition. This virtual event will feature five of our Startup of the Year Community members, putting them on a stage in front of investor judges and a global audience.
    • Investors - attend to hear from potential portfolio companies
    • Founders - join us to support fellow startups
    • Startup fans - RSVP and provide encouragement to those pitching
    Startup of the Year Grow Your Startup Pitch Competition presented by Established
  • Meet the Startups

    Vote for your favorite in the People's Choice Award poll below.

    Arise

    Arise | New York, NY

    Arise is your partner in healing your relationship with food, body, and care for your mental health — right from home, on your terms.

    Everykey

    Everykey | Cleveland, OH

    Everykey is the world's first universal smart key that replaces your passwords and keys.

    Hallo Helper

    Hallo Helper | San Juan, PR

    Hallo is a peer-to-peer marketplace, increasing Accessibility, Inclusivity, and Cost Efficiency for On-demand Services or Work.

    Shamrck Education

    Shamrck | St. Petersburg, FL

    Shamrck Education helps students find their perfect career, connects them with local professionals, and helps school district with the data to support them.

    Storybook

    Storybook | Miami, FL

    Storybook App is improving the physical and emotional health of thousands of children worldwide.

  • People's Choice Award | Vote for your favorite!

     The Startup of the Year® People’s Choice Award recognizes the Startup selected by the community. The Award will be announced live during the event. Voting is open now through December 9, 2022.

  • Meet the Judges

    Alemis Ventures

    Peter Alemis

    Founder & General Partner

    Alemis Ventures

    Peter Alemis is the general partner and founder of Alemis Ventures. Prior to founding the firm, Peter was the Chief Development Officer of Family Dental Care, where he helped scale and operate the business to become the largest private dental group in Chicago. He started his career as an investment banking analyst in New York City at RBC Capital Markets where he focused on leveraged finance transactions in the private and public markets. Peter earned his B.A. in Economics from the University of Illinois

    Reign Ventures

    Monique Idlett-Mosley

    Co-Founder & General Partner 

    Reign Ventures

    Founder and Managing Partner of Reign Venture Capital (RVC), an early-stage investment firm that focuses on women and minority-led startups. Served as CEO of Mosley Brands and Mosley Music Group, home to a multi-platinum roster of artists, including iconic producer Timbaland, One Republic, Nelly Furtado, and others. She is very passionate about mentoring women and young people to achieve their aspirations which has extended her work in founding the non-profit Always Believing and her role as a National Trustee of the Boys and Girls Club.

    Springtime Ventures

    Rich Maloy

    Managing Partner

    Springtime Ventures

    Rich's mission is to rebuild the American dream through entrepreneurship. He works with early-stage startups transforming the world, giving all people the opportunity to grow, learn and earn. With prior careers in finance and sales, he's now focused on startups, investing through SpringTime Ventures where he is a Managing Partner. He's a father of two young children and loves sci-fi, skiing, and video games.

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