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DIG SOUTH Announces 21 Startups To Join Wild Pitch On April 26

Apr 24, 2019 11:50AM
DIG SOUTH Tech Summit announced the lineup for DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch 2019, sponsored by SCRA, on Friday, April 26 at the Charleston Gaillard Center. Held on the third day of the DIG SOUTH Tech Summit, DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch is the South’s capitol of capital, the perfect opportunity for startups to connect with more than 100 strategic investors and other key influencers. Now in its 6th year, DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch has presented more than 175 companies to the region’s top investors.

DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch 2019 will feature more than 20 of the region’s hottest startups, including recent cohorts of the Queen City Fintech Accelerator. Queen City Fintech provides fintech startups access to world-class mentors, capital, and leading financial services organizations, all in the heart of global banking hub Charlotte, NC. DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch is included with all DIG SOUTH Tech Summit badges and can be purchased at digsouthtechsummit.com.

New investor- and startup-specific programs plus pitch showcases featured at DIG SOUTH Tech Summit this year include:

6th Annual Wild Pitch
Wild Pitch welcomes 13 startups from 11 cities in 6 different states, including
Austin, Greenville, Charleston, Moss Point, Cincinnati, Mount Pleasant, Rock Hill,
North Augusta, Cary, Raleigh, and Charlotte. View them on the agenda at
digsouthtechsummit.com.

Judges for Wild Pitch

  • Samira Salman, Founder, CEO, Salman Solutions
  • Jason Williamson, VP, Startup Ecosystems, Oracle
  • Jill Sorenson, Executive Director, SC Launch; Director, SCRA Entrepreneurial Programs
  • Joey Brander, President/Managing Partner, First Serve Partners
3rd Annual QC FinTech Pitch
QC FinTech Accelerator from Charlotte, NC will present 8 companies representing 7 cities, including Singapore, Chicago, Cincinnati, Atlanta, Winston-Salem, Atlanta, and Charlotte.

New FinTech-Investor-Blockchain Track
Six Summit sessions featuring top-shelf experts in venture capital, Blockchain, FinTech, and more.

Investor Bash (requires investor badge)
Invite-only Investor Bash for investors, the founders of the Wild Pitch teams, and Startup Alley companies on Thursday, April 25.

New Startup Alley
35+ exhibitor spaces featuring a curated cohort of the South’s hottest startups.

New Founders Fellowship
More than 100+ startups from the South’s top accelerators and incubators
attending. Applications are still open.

New Advanced Community Tool
  • Access and connect with attendees, speakers and sponsors
  • Search target contacts
  • Build out lists and schedule appointments