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Monday, November 16 • 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Work in a Tech Startup: TechConnect Reverse Pitch

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If you're a software developer or UX/UI designer, TechConnect gives you the opportunity to meet local early stage startups who need tech help!


What Is TechConnect? 

Based out of Green Bay, Wisconsin, TechConnect is a reverse pitch where four startups will pitch an audience of software developers and designers, and their "ask" is what they are looking for from a technical perspective (a co-founder, tech advisor, employee, etc.).

What to Expect:

Access to New Opportunities

Each startup will pitch for 8 minutes, followed by 5 minutes of Q&A. At the end of the event, there will be a post-event survey in which all of the attendees will be able to select the companies that they'd like to meet and be introduced to discuss potential collaboration. The event organizer will then manage the introductions to the founders in the days following the event.

Startups Pitching: 
Cert-N - Mike Martin - (De Pere, WI) - Cert-N is a platform for individuals to track and manage partner program certifications from Cisco, Microsoft, and other OEMs, and enable solution providers to capture rebates and increase revenue. Think: A social security number for tracking certifications. Needing: Full Stack Developer (CTO level or Tech Lead)

Debtle - Stephanie Hoskins - (Sheboygan, WI) - Debtle's cloud-based SaaS improves, automates, and simplifies the negotiation and settlement of bad debt accounts. Debtle's platform enables companies and individuals to directly negotiate and settle overdue invoices; optimizing margins and empowering consumers. Needing: Full Stack Developer with emphasis on front-end expertise

eCourt Reporters - Karen Renee - (Milwaukee, WI) - eCourt Reporters is a two-sided marketplace for law startup business. firms, government entities, and court reporting agencies to scheduled court reporters and legal videographers. Needing: Chief Technology Officer or Tech Lead 

Forward Labs - Libby Falck - (Neenah, WI) - Forward Labs is a civic technology company that uses human-centered design to create apps, games, and curriculum that increase participation in local democracy. Our mission is to help everyday people build the skills they need to make change happen, starting in their local communities. Needing: Mobile App Developer as Tech Lead

Previous Success Stories:
  • Check out this two minute video of Adam Hardy of Future State, who met his co-founder after pitching at TechConnect in November 2019, and six months later, now has a live platform with active customers!
  • Check out this video of Maria Arunkumar of Build-A-Wedding, who met her CTO after pitching in June 2020, and now is working on an alpha prototype to acquire market feedback!
  • Check out this video of Grady Teske of Prodex, who brought a software developer onto his startup's development team after pitching in June 2020!

Click on the REGISTER HERE link below to register on the Eventbrite page!


Monday November 16, 2020 5:30pm - 7:00pm CST
Green Bay Green Bay, WI, USA