Interested in pitching to us LIVE? Here's your chance! This coming April we will be hosting an in-person pitch event in Santa Monica. Think you have what it takes to beat out other startups in a live pitch competition? This is it! The winner will receive access to a startup perks package worth more than $550k. Applications due March 31st.
TCA is a major catalyst in building the startup ecosystem with more than 450 members and three angel funds. We invest in innovative startups with clear differentiation and a sustainable advantage. TCA provides critical business connections, practical mentoring, and helps in raising additional venture capital funding. Since 1997, TCA has invested more than $250 million in over 500 companies and attracted over $2.1 billion in follow-on rounds.
The pitch competition is industry and stage-agnostic
The startups that have the best chance of making it to the finals are the ones that have some type of traction. The traction can be a LOI from a corporate client, revenue, grant funding, etc.
Submit an application and our team will review internally. The system will notify you if you make it to the next round and we will let the finalists know a week before the date
Top 7 Startups will be admitted
5 minute pitch with Q&A following the pitch
What an Applicant can Obtain
1. Access to the Tech Coast Angels Network of 450 investors
2. FaceTime with VC's including FIKA, Switch.VC and many more
3. Free access to our $550k Perks Package to help cut your burn