Pfhotonika will present at The 2013 Startup Connect AZ Conference

Arizona's first ever conference to connect our technology startup, corporate and funding ecosystem.

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Dec 18, 2013

The 2013 StartupConnect AZ Conference, presented by the Arizona Technology Council,IDS Technology Marketing and the Arizona Commerce Authority, will CONNECT and SHOWCASE our state’s growing startup community with an unprecedented lineup of experts from education, public policy, business, technology, economic development, incubation and co-working, investing and venture capital, and entrepreneurship.

StartupConnect AZ will also feature breakout sessions on four key startup verticals showing growth in Arizona:

  • Education Technology and STEM
  • Health Technology
  • Clean and Green Technology
  • eCommerce and SaaS

Pitch Contest – AZ Startups Apply by 11/15/13 and Win up to $10,000!
Arizona startups from each of our four verticals will have the opportunity to pitch in front of our audience and judges. The grand-prize winner will receive a cash fund comprised from ALL ticket sales from the event. The more tickets we sell, the larger the fund!

Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available!
Sponsoring the StartupConnect AZ Conference provides your organization with a unique opportunity to drive awareness and make an impression in front of a group of Arizona’s top leaders in technology, entrepreneurship, education and public policy.

7:30 – 8:30am
Registration and Networking
8:30 – 9:00am
Welcome Remarks
9:00 – 9:45am
Keynote Session
Expert Panel – Public Policy & STEM
Breakout – Ed Tech & STEM
Breakout – Health Tech
Breakout – Green Tech
Breakout – eCommerce/SaaS, Sponsored by Insight
12:15 – 1:15pm
Lunch Keynote – Case Study on London’s “Tech City”
1:15 – 2:00pm
Expert Panel – Co-Working and Incubation
2:00 – 2:45pm
Expert Panel – Funding and Investment, Presented by Invest Southwest
2:45 – 3:30pm
Expert Panel – Women in Entrepreneurship
3:45 – 4:30pm
Vertical Breakout Pitches and Voting, Presented by Tallwave
4:30 – 5:15pm
Final Pitches and Audience Voting, Sponsored by Tallwave
5:15 – 5:30pm
Closing Remarks

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