is coming to Seattle on August 24th! Startup Riot is an all-day event where twenty five startups will have the opportunity to present 4 slides for 3 minutes to the audience. After each presentation, the judging pannel will have 3 minutes to ask questions. There will be two keynote speakers throughout the day. Noah Kagan, co-founder of AppSumo will be presenting in the morning, and Jeremy Hanks, co-founder of Doba will be the afternoon speaker. The event starts at 8am and goes all day until 5pm with an after party to follow! Startup Riot is a great opportunity for investors who are interested in meeting twenty-five different startups. However, it is also a fantastic opportunity for people looking to connect with the Seattle entrepreneurial community.
The top 3 startups will walk away with some extremely useful prizes:
- 1st place: 7 hours of investor meetings and $6,700 of services
- 2nd place: 6.5 hours of investor meetings and $1,200 of services
- 3rd place: 6 hours of investor meetings
The event will be at the Showbox Sodo and tickets are only $30 for attendees and $70 for investors. Tickets is reserved for investors, entrepreneurs, students, startup community supporters, and event sponsors. Questions? If you’re interested in attending, take a moment to apply and use ‘thinkspace‘ as the reference code to get $10 off your ticket price!
Want to know who else will be attending? Check out the official Twitter Seattle Startup Riot list! I just registered, so I hope to see you there.
Check out this video from Startup Riot 2010 in Atlanta featured on CNN.com:
P.S. there will be a career fair the day before on August 23rd. If you’re interested in working for a startup, or if you’re a startup looking to hire- apply to attend the Seattle Startup Riot Career Fair.