February 5, 2018, SLS South Beach Miami, FL
The INNOCOS ventures pitch will take place on the evening of Monday, February 5, at SLS Hotel South Beach Miami. This session will be recorded by VSN Network and will be broadcasted on several online TV channels.
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm set up time for contestants
5:15 pm – 6:15 pm pitch (6 contestants, 10 min for each. 3 min for setting up, 2 min pitch and 5 min feedback, for judges the setup time can be spent on filling in evaluation form)
6:15 – 7:00 pm drinks reception (wines and soft drinks)
Submit a 1-page double-spaced 12-point font proposal narrative of your idea and why you think we should pick you for the INNOCOS Ventures Experience!! We encourage all people to come whether your proposal is chosen or not. Submissions are due Tuesday, January 16th to firstname.lastname@example.org. Participants whose proposals are accepted will be notified by Monday, January 22nd.
Contestants are responsible for bringing their own props. We will have available one tabletop to have their product samples or props set up from 4 pm to 5 pm on Monday, February 5. A list of props and products need to be sent to us before the event.
The room will have a TV set ready to play video if needed or online functionality.
We will have a live audience, online TV crew broadcasting live and judges in the room.
Pitch Guidelines for Entrepreneurs/Contestants
You will have no more than 2 minutes to deliver your pitch.
Include in your pitch your name, your location, and your background.
Share your business mission and products and services.
Who is your target market or customer?
State your current progress towards your plans.
What do you need to get there?
This is your chance to sell your story and get others to invest in your dream, spread the word or provide support. This is your chance to practice the ASK!
No funds will be distributed at this event. Participants will gain skills and learn about selling their idea and get feedback from judges (major retailer, buyer brand, banker, investor). Judges will be provided the contact details of contestants, so they can get in touch with them after the event.