SUP-X is focused on the entrepreneur and The StartUp Expo is the centerpiece of SUP-X. The StartUp Expo is both a competition and a physical and virtual opportunity for startup and early stage entrepreneurs to exhibit before and meet the 1000-1500 investors and others in attendance.
Free mentoring provided to all contestants provided by national CPA firm, Cherry Bekaert
Opportunity for 10 minute pitch on pitch stage
Opportunity to have your business plan reviewed by investors and your pitch viewed by investors. Approximately 20% of SUP-X attendees are accredited investors
Exhibition opportunity - one booth in the exhibit hall alongside our corporate exhibitors is included for successful applicants (approximately 100 total exhibitors). Opportunity to meet investors, partners, clients/customers, potential employees and others who may help your business grow and succeed
Five semi-finalists will have the opportunity to compete in a fast pitch competition judged by investors at the last general session of SUP-X in front of the 1000+ person audience
A minimum of $25,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded to the winner
If accepted to exhibit, general admission ticket purchased to apply converts to a VIP Pass and provides admission to the SUP-X VIP Party at a local upscale restaurant immediately after the event. VIP Party is limited to speakers, sponsors, investors and VIP Pass holders.