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Always Be Closing - Pitch Competition

Pitch to a group of angel investors and business experts your idea!

Join them Wednesday, September 18 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM at WeWork - Boardwalk, 18575 Jamboree Road, Irvine.

Winners get a private lunch with one of their judges and supporting marketing media from them to help grow your startup!


  • You must be to be an early-stage company based in Southern California (They consider Southern California to be made of the following counties: Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura, San Bernardino, Riverside and San Diego.)

  • Your company must be less than 5 years old.

  • Your company has raised less than $1 million USD in funding and not closed a "Series A" round of financing.

Submission Process:

Send them a Youtube video link (public or viewable link) by Friday September 6th 9PM Pacific Standard Time. The pitch has to be 90 seconds or less (they will count this!). Winners will be notified by Tuesday September 10th 6PM. Please send this to

The pitch has to include the following items (they will count this):

1. Introduce team members presenting and your ask (funding amount).

2. Define the problem and explain why your audience should care.

3. Explain your solution. How is your product/service going to create a solution?

4. Company traction

5. Relevant experience to back up your business


6:00 PM: Mingle | Munch | Beer!

6:30 PM: Pitches Start!

9:00 PM: Thank Yous | Goodnight

Please register here to attend.

Thanks to Startup Grind for offering this local startup event, the details, and the graphic!