Startups: apply to pitch at Forbes' $400K 'Pressure Cooker' [Links Roundup] - Philly


Sep. 19, 2014 4:05 pm

Startups: apply to pitch at Forbes’ $400K ‘Pressure Cooker’ [Links Roundup]

At least one of the five spots in the Shark Tank-esque event will go to a Philadelphian.

Mayor Michael Nutter (far right) at a meeting in the city's new Innovation Lab.

(Photo by Mitchell Leff for the City of Philadelphia)


Apply for the Forbes’ 30 Under 30 $400,000 “Pressure Cooker” (See right sidebar) [Forbes]: Oct. 21 in Philadelphia: “The Forbes Under 30 Summit includes ‘The $400,000 Pressure Cooker,’ a Shark-Tank style competition for entrepreneurs as judged by some of the best investors in America, including Revolution’s Steve Case and Forbes Media President & CEO Mike Perlis, a former venture capitalist at Softbank. Participants in the Under 30 Summit, who are drawn mostly from Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list, and Philadelphia entrepreneurs under 30 will have the chance to win a $125,000 equity investment in their startup from Steve Case and Forbes, and $275,000 in free Forbes advertising and other services. At least one of the five spots available in “The $400,000 Pressure Cooker” competition will be awarded to a Philadelphian. Villanova School of Business Professor Stephen Andriole is leading the screening committee.”

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