The program features a series of pitches, Q&A sessions, and investor-founder meetings.
Eliminations occur after:
1-minute, 3-minute and 10-minute pitch rounds.
As the competition progresses over an 12-wk program, the field of competitors is reduced to six finalists.
Companies that reach the final stage will:
- Participate in an in-depth due-diligence process
- Pitch in our public Final Demo Day Event, which is well attended by Angels and VCs.
- Have a chance to receive an investment of between $100-$200k.
Start the Application in our
There is a $100 non-refundable fee.
Early Registrants will receive a mentor to review your GUST profile.
Be sure to edit, and re-edit,
your GUST profile week over week to show your progress.
Practice 30 sec intros.
Refine 1, 3, 10 minute pitches.
Load a 1 minute pitch on your GUST profile.
Investors review your process and vote on which companies will progress in the Conference brackets. There are 4 brackets Quarter Finals, Semi Finals, Finalists, Winner.
The Winner receives the investment.
The Seattle Angel Conference process requires startups to tighten up their efforts and get to funding much faster. Data rooms are organized, business models and financials are strengthened, pitch decks refined. Meetings with due diligence teams and watching the other participants pitch strengthens understanding for what investors are looking for.
This program has been run over the last decade accepting all types of startup companies.