|Location||365 Fifth Avenue
|Details||Own It Ventures Conference & Pitch Expo is the only one-day event for women entrepreneurs to market their companies and products to angel investors, retail buyers and the media. Enter the four (4) pitching rooms and walk away with funding, new distribution channels and media coverage.
Pitch Competitions & Opportunities - The Pre-Sharkette Tank leads five (5) businesses to the afternoon Sharkette Tank, to pitch to a room of Angel Investors & Lenders. The winner of the Sharkette Tank receives $5,000 in coaching & mentorship. The audience votes on the Women's Choice Award from the Sharkette Tank pitches.
The Retail Room leads to six (6) products being awarded as The Entrepreneur Products of the Year and enter the Product Pitch Tank, where major retailers will be present. The winner from the Product Pitch Tank will receive the Entrepreneur Products of the Year Emblem, PLUS the $5,000 Marketing Toolkit. Success Stories: Four women have gained distribution in major retailers and featured on QVC.
Speakers: Kevin Harrington from the Shark Tank & TV Goods, Inc, Jory Des Jardins of BlogHer, Kate Wendleton of 5 O'Clock Club, Liz Sigety of Delaware Crossing & Fox Rothschild, Aaron Sylvan of Lemonade Heroes, A.J. Khubani from TeleBrands (As Seen on TV), Collette Liantonio of Concepts TV and others.
Retailers: Bloomingdales, TeleBrands (As Seen on TV), TV Goods, Whole Foods Market, Wegmans Food Stores, Harris Teeter, QVC and others.
Media: Forbes, USA Today, Huffington Post, Next Women Magazine, BlogHer, Tomorrow’s Trends, Lemonade Heroes and others.
Investors: GoldenSeeds, TechLaunch, Delaware Crossing, Pipeline Fellowship, Jumpstart NJ, and others.
|Venue||The Graduate Center of the City University of NY|