For startups

An event built for founders

Besides world class content from some of the most influential speakers, the event is designed to offer concrete investments and networking opportunities throughout the entirety of the 3 days.


Startupfest at a glance

Hundreds of thousands of dollars in prizes and investments!

From $100K investment prizes, to our panel of Grandmother judges- there’s no shortage of pitch opportunities to secure funding for your business. Check out our top-tier Accelerator lounge looking for promising startups or get up on stage and pitch to investors. There are plenty of ways to advance your business at Startupfest.


Prizes and Opportunities

$100K Best of the Fest Investment Prize

$100K Women in Tech Investment Prize

Grandmothers’ Choice Award

Tent Village

Investor Match-Ups

Startup Demo Zone

Onstage Content

Media Opportunities

Inclusion Initiative

Front Row Ventures- $50k Student Entrepreneurship Prize

Next AI – Top Startup Award

$100K Black Entrepreneurship Investment Prize

FTQ Impact Prize

Hop Aborad the Startup Train


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