The South’s best early- to growth-stage companies invited to apply to present to top investors on April 26 at Charleston Gaillard Center
Heed the call, founders! DIG SOUTH Tech Summit has announced its call for startups to join Wild Pitch on April 26, 2019 at the Charleston Gaillard Center. Held on the third day of the DIG SOUTH Tech Summit and co-sponsored by SCRA, Wild Pitch is the perfect opportunity for startups from across the region to connect with more than 200 strategic investors, corporate-startup collaborators, key influencers and each other.
APPLY FOR WILD PITCH HERE
DIG SOUTH WILD PITCH OFFERS 3 SESSIONS + OPPORTUNITIES
Session 1: 10 teams from growth-stage companies with annual recurring revenue of $2 million and above.
Session 2: 10 scalable, early-stage companies that have officially launched into the market and are generating revenue.
Session 3: 10 Queen City Fintech Accelerator cohorts.
DIG SOUTH Startup Alley: 50+ exhibitor spaces featuring a curated co-hort of the South’s hottest startups. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
DIG SOUTH Founder’s Fellowship gathering: An invitation-only gathering of more than 200+ startups from the South’s top accelerators and incubators.
ABOUT WILD PITCH
Now in it’s 7th year, DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch has presented more than 180 companies to the region’s top investors. Many startups recieve funding each year, with a couple appearing on Shark Tank, two winning Revolution Venture’s Rise of the Rest tour and many joining Techstars, Queen City Fintech, The Harbor and other accelerators around the region.
APPLICATION & SELECTION DATES
January 22, 2018: Applications open here
February 19, 2019: Startups notified of acceptance into DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch
ABOUT QUEEN CITY FINTECH
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.
PURCHASE DIG SOUTH TECH SUMMIT BADGES
DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch is included with all DIG SOUTH Tech Summit badges. charleston.digsouth.com/register
WHY DEMO AT WILD PITCH?
DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch is the South’s Capitol of Capital, the first and foremost event specifically welcoming startups from across the region, many from the nation’s top accelerators and incubators such as Techstars, Bridge Community, ComcastNBCUniversal’s The Farm, Queen City Fintech, The Harbor and dozens of others.
ABOUT DIG SOUTH
DIG SOUTH Tech Summit, held April 24-26 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, blockchain/fintech, healthtech, marketing and business.
ABOUT WILD PITCH CO-SPONSOR SCRA
SCRA fuels South Carolina’s innovation economy by accelerating technology-enabled growth in research, academia, entrepreneurship and industry.
DIG SOUTH TECH SUMMIT TRACKS, TOPICS, THEME & SESSIONS
Tracks: Technology, Business, Marketing, HealthTech, FinTech-Blockchain
Topics: Emerging Tech, Brand Storytelling, Rapid-Company Growth, Blockchain, AI, IoT, AR/VR, Demand Generation, Content Marketing, Investment Capital, Culture and more.
Theme: What’s Your Story?
Schedule & Sessions: charleston.digsouth.com/schedule
DIG SOUTH Investor Advisory Committee
The DIG SOUTH Investor Advisory Group recommends startups for selection and lends support to capital raising opportunities in the South. To inquire about joining the group, contact email@example.com.
QUOTES ABOUT DIG SOUTH
“This is one of the only conferences in my life that I’ve been to more than once. And, I believe that there is an enormous opportunity for some of the biggest brands in the world, biggest companies in the world.”
– Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO, VaynerMedia
“DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch is the South’s capitol of capital, the place where top investors build significant relationships with today’s most scalable startups.” – DIG SOUTH 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, of Vapor Apparel. “Simply put, Jet had said no until we had the chance to meet the leadership team at DIG SOUTH.”
MORE ABOUT DIG SOUTH
DIG SOUTH is the South’s premier tech media company. We connect leading global brands to the region’s scalable startups, and tell the stories of founders, executives, experts and ecosystem leaders fueling the region’s digital future. DIG SOUTH produces: DIG SOUTH Tech Summit, DIG on the 1/2 Shell, ETC SOUTH, SOUTH POD and DIGSOUTH.COM.
MORE ABOUT DIG SOUTH TECH SUMMIT
Now in its 7th year, DIG SOUTH Tech Summit is among the most essential events for emerging tech and scalable entrepreneurship in the nation, providing the content, contacts and capital opportunities companies need to scale and succeed. DIG SOUTH focuses on the technologies, people and ideas that matter most at the most beautiful time of the year in the world’s top destination – Charleston.
DIG SOUTH TECH SUMMIT DAILY AGENDA
- April 24, 2019: Upload Charleston Welcome Shindig (pre-summit) for all DIG SOUTH Tech Summit registered badge holders, speakers and media.
- April 25, 2019: DIG SOUTH Tech Summit sessions, exhibitor halls and Startup Alley open at Charleston Gaillard Center. *Summit badges only.
- April 26, 2019 (8am–Noon): DIG SOUTH Tech Summit sessions, exhibitor halls and Startup Alley open at Charleston Gaillard Center. *Summit badges only.
- April 26, 2019 (1:00–5:00pm): DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch at Charleston Gaillard Center. *Summit badges only.
- April 24 – 26, 2019: Media Hall open
- April 24 – 26, 2019: Business development / matchmaking at Startup Alley