Capital Connects

Capital Connects

Join us for Launch Greensboro’s annual pitch competition for entrepreneurs on March 9, 2022 at Elm & Bain in Downtown Greensboro.

Running for more than 20 years, this event serves as a bridge between investors and entrepreneurs seeking capital for their companies.

Our team helps entrepreneurs craft and refine their pitches for weeks before the event, ensuring the presentations are top-notch by the time judges and investors see them.

There are two competitions: a two-minute lightning round for seed-stage businesses and a six-minute pitch for Series A-stage businesses. A panel of expert judges chooses a winner in each category, and they receive both cash and in-kind services. Just as valuable as the monetary rewards are the connections entrepreneurs make with each other and investors.

In addition to the winners chosen by our panel, the audience votes on a Fan Favorite.

Join us to meet entrepreneurs and find your next deal!

Congratulations to our past winners!

2021:
6-min Pitch: Blue Recruit
2-min Pitch: Three Strands & Minerva Lithium
Fan Favorite: Storage Scholars

2020:
6-min Pitch: Threat Sketch
2-min Pitch: BarricAid
Fan Favorite: BarricAid

2019:
6-min Pitch: LivWell
2-min Pitch: Talk to Mira
Fan Favorite: Benekiva

2018:
Winning Pitch: Fluree
Fan Favorite: Caarmo

2017:
Winning Pitch and Fan Favorite: NeuroSpire

Circle of Champions

Platinum
Gold
Silver

Kelly Office Solutions

Staunton Capital, Inc.

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist

Ralph Lauren

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