SUP-X Startup Competition

Deadline - June 16, 2019

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.