The Ignitia Open is a winner-take-all pitch competition open to startups based in New York City. Hosted by Ignitia Office, a premium coworking space located at 1002 Dean Street in Brooklyn, the winning company will receive $10,000 in cash as well as $10,000 in office rental credit to be used at Ignitia Office for a total prize of $20,000. There is no second place prize.
Who Qualifies for The Ignitia Open?
Any startup whose primary office located in New York City & who has at least 60% of their team living in NYC area. Additionally, in order to qualify your startup must not be a subsidiary of a larger company, must have raised less than $1.5 Million in funding & must have less than $45,000 in Monthly Revenue.
What is the timeline for the event?
May 1 2018 through May 24 2018- Open Registration
May 25th- Selection of companies to go to in person interviews announced
May 28 through June 8th- In-Person Pitch Competition
June 11th- Final 5-7 Companies Announced to move forward to THE MAIN EVENT
June 20th 2018- Main Event
Tickets for the event itself will be available for purchase mid-June. This is a call for submissions only.