FASTPITCH targets visionaries with new ideas, independent ventures in the seed, start-up or early stage of development within the automotive or technology sector(with <$500K investment), will have the opportunity to pitch their original business concept to a judging panel comprised of VCs, incubators and CEOs at this years CCE.
Entrant individuals/groups should attempt to solve an issue related to the connected car and/or automotive industry; original ideas can address topics including automotive data, mapping, emissions, environmental issues, in-car apps, in-car entertainment, parking and telematics.
To enter the Splunk FASTPITCH Competition, please complete and submit the following items to firstname.lastname@example.org:
EARLY BIRD ENTRY DEADLINE*
FINAL ENTRY DEADLINE
All entries must be submitted in English. Only complete entries will be reviewed for consideration; no changes are allowed to the entries after submission. Businesses currently generating revenues are allowed to submit an entry as long as revenues for the immediately trailing 12-month period do not exceed $250K. A selection committee comprised of experts in auto, tech and entrepreneurial ventures will select and notify eight finalists by Oct 21. Each finalist will get three minutes to pitch their business concept to a panel of judges live at CCE on Nov 19, followed by a three minute Q&A. Each finalist is responsible for their own travel/accommodations to participate in FASTPITCH during CCE. Finalists that had submitted their idea by the Early Bird Entry Deadline qualify to receive a complimentary hotel room for two nights during CCE (maximum reward is one room per finalist). Winners will be announced at CCE on Nov 19.
Aug 13 – Call for Entry
Sep 17 – Early Bird Entry Deadline
Oct 14 – Final Entry Deadline
Oct 21 – Eight Finalists Announced
Nov 19 – CCE FASTPITCH Competition