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ACS Entrepreneurial Resource Center Showcase East

A business pitching contest & entrepreneurial event 4/9/2014 Waltham, MA

Business Pitching Contest

Twenty start-ups will make their pitch and compete for a cash prize
The participating investor-ready chemistry-based startups have been categorized as follows: Materials-Non-Medical, Scientific Instruments, Therapeutic-Diagnostic, Cleantech-Virtual Chemical Inventory-Other Materials.
Note that the business pitching contest will be closed to the public and will be by invitation only. Are you an investor or an interested commercial partner? Then contact us today for an invitation to

Evening Event hosted by NOVA Biomedical

5:30pm to 6:30pm ACS-NESACS-SCHB Reception & Networking 6:30pm to 6:45pm ACS Welcoming Remarks 6:45pm to 7:15pm

The American Chemical Society, in cooperation with the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society, the ACS Division of Small Chemical Businesses and NOVA Biomedical Corporation, proudly sponsors this one-day program of business plan presentations by early stage chemical start-ups to investors and larger chemical innovators during the day session.
participate in person or online. About the application process: The application to participate in the April 9, 2014 business pitching competition closed on January 27, 2014. To qualify as one of the twenty participating entrepreneurs, candidates have to be an ACS member who has an investor-ready early-stage chemical business. Candidates were required to fill out an investor readiness questionnaire, and those selected after the competitive review process, were offered the opportunity to work one-on-one with one of our business plan coaches to help construct a winning pitch. Stay Tuned for ACS Entrepreneurial Showcase West Happening later in 2014. Want to be contacted when details are available? Then email your contact info with ACS ERC West in the subject line.

NOVA Biomedical Presentation 7:15pm to 7:20pm ACS Best Pitch Award Announcement 7:20pm to 7:40pm Best Pitch Award Winner Presentation 7:40pm to 8:30pm Panel DiscussionEntrepreneur Challenges 8:30pm-9:00pm Networking Event is open to the public Advance registration required

Please join us & RSVP here