Early- to Growth-Stage Companies Invited to Present to the South’s Top Investors
April 27 at Charleston Gaillard Center
DIG SOUTH Tech Conference has announced its call for startups to join DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch 2018, sponsored by SCRA, on Friday, April 27 at the Charleston Gaillard Center. Held on the third day of the DIG SOUTH Tech Conference, DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch is the South’s capitol of capital, the perfect opportunity for growth-stage startups to connect with more than 100 strategic investors and other key influencers. Applications for DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch are now open through March 23 at 5pm at charleston.digsouth.com/wild-pitch.
DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch 2018 presents growth-stage companies with annual recurring revenue of $2 million and above, with exceptions made for scalable, early-stage companies that have officially launched into the market and are generating revenue. Now in its 6th year, DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch has presented more than 150 companies to the region’s top investors.
DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch 2018 will feature more than 25 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 Conference badges and is open to the general public for only $20, separately from the 3-day Conference badges. Purchase DIG SOUTH Tech Conference badges and DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch tickets at charleston.digsouth.com/register.
ABOUT DIG SOUTH
DIG SOUTH Tech Conference, held April 25-27 at Charleston Gaillard Center, connects leading global brands like Oracle, IBM and Salesforce to the top tech leaders, entrepreneurs and investors in the South. More than 1500 attendees gather in gorgeous Charleston to make deals, share the latest digital trends and build relationships. Curated tracks include technology, marketing and business.
Chartered by the state of South Carolina in 1983, South Carolina Research Authority, SCRA, is a public, non-profit corporation that fosters and enriches South Carolina’s innovation economy. SCRA’s vision is to enhance and improve the development and growth of the state’s Innovation Economy – creating jobs, furthering company growth and facilitating academic research and commercialization.
“DIG SOUTH is a fantastic meeting ground for entrepreneurs and investors,” said Bobby Ocampo, director of Revolution Ventures. “This event is a must for anyone involved in the technology scene in the Southeast.”
“DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch is where top investors build significant relationships with today’s most enterprising startups,” said DIG SOUTH Tech Conference founder Stanfield Gray.
“If it wasn’t for DIG SOUTH we would not have this new business development with Jet.Com and Walmart.Com,” said Chris Bernat, Chief Revenue Officer and Co-founder, Vapor Apparel. “Simply put, they had said no until we had the chance to meet the leadership team at DIG SOUTH.”
DIG SOUTH CURRENT SPONSORS 2018
3Pillar Global, Accountfully, ATLATL, Blackbaud, BoomTown, Brillar Media, Call Experts, Cedar Room, Ceterus, Charleston County Economic Development, Charleston Gaillard Center, Charleston Open Source, Charleston Southern University, City of Charleston, CoffeeKind, CRDA, Dixon Hughes Goodman, Gust Launch, Helpfully, Intel, JTE Marketing Group, King and Columbus, MassMutual, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, North Charleston Marriott, Office Evolution, Oracle, Parker Poe, Queen City Fintech, SCRA, SE Healthcare Quality Consulting, Singular Private Wealth, Snagajob, South Carolina Department of Commerce, South Carolina Federal Credit Union, Sunrise Beverages, TechCXO, Technical Event Company, The Office People, Town of Mount Pleasant, Twelve South, Vertical Holdings and ZenDesk