Welcome to Our Startup Community
Home of the Startup of the Year® program, we are a community for startups to connect with mentors, investors, support organizations, and each other. For over ten years, this community has worked with diverse, emerging startups, founding teams, and entrepreneurs to help push their companies to the next level.
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Recent Startup of the Year Podcasts
Thank you for your support! We've posted over 100 episodes!
Ep. #0105 (2/16/23) | On this episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast, we hear from Jen Batchelor, the Co-Founder & CEO at Kin Euphorics. For those unfamiliar, Kin is a new category of adult beverage! It is a collection of non-alcoholic, nootropic, botanic, and adaptogenic formulas that offer uplifting effects and social benefits.
Ep. #0104 (2/1/23) | On this episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast, we hear from Deepen Parikh, who is one of the founding partners at Courtside Ventures. Courtside Ventures is an early-stage VC fund, investing across sports, collectibles, wellness/fitness, and gaming, and they just announced their new $100M Fund.
Ep. #0103 (1/11/23) | On this episode of the Startup of the Year Podcast, we hear from Robbie Cabral, who is the CEO and Founder at BenjiLock, which has redefined the personal security experience through fingerprint hybrid technology with the consumer in mind. BenjiLock is a Startup of the Year alumni and they were also featured on Shark Tank.
Our Annual Summit & Other Events
From Las Vegas and San Francisco to Boston, Memphis, and Tampa - we've hosted thousands of startups, investors, and innovators over the years. With more than a decade of producing and presenting events our purpose behind gatherings is steadfast in - building authentic connections and celebrating one another's successes. Of all of our events - spanning across CES, SXSW, Client conferences and activations, virtual competitions, webinars, investor ask-me-anythings, and much more -- our annual Summit is one of the most special - see it for yourself.
Watch the Startup of the Year Summit Finals recorded live in Tampa, FL this past January.
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