The Make It In Brooklyn Smart Cities pitch contest showcases a top selection of NYC's startups working to improve urban infrastructure & create smarter more resource-efficient cities through innovations in urban technologies.
Five finalists will pitch to a panel of judges. One winner will take home a $5,000 cash prize, no strings attached.
A $5 ticket gets you beer & snacks & time to network with NYC startups & entrepreneurs, investors, & folks from the Brooklyn tech ecosystem.
Stand by for updates on the startups & judges.
Do you have a Startup? Want to Apply to Pitch?
If your startup is contributing towards increased citizen engagement, hard infrastructure, social capital & digital technologies that make cities more livable, resilient & better able to respond to challenges, then we want to hear from you! Applications are open to startups that have a new & original business venture that targets a smart city issue & is able to demonstrate potential for scale & positive impact. We recognize that the smart cities topic is broad. We want to hear about urban technologies that are contributing towards improved & more resource-efficient air quality, food & agriculture, clean energy, fighting climate change, retrofitting & building energy efficiency, real estate technology, digital infrastructure, mobility & transportation, waste management, supply chain, big data & analytics, & more.
Applications close on Thursday March 1st at 4pm EST.
If you'd like to stay tuned about our next pitch contest & our work with the startup community sign up at makeitinbk.com
The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership sits at the heart of Brooklyn's innovation economy. The Make It In Brooklyn initiative seeks to highlight & showcase the thriving entrepreneurship community on our doorstep.
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