Step Into The Spotlight At The “Best of Tech” Demo Hall

If your startup is poised to have a significant impact in
these dynamic fields, we want to hear from you!

Step Into The Spotlight At The “Best of Tech” Demo Hall

If your startup is poised to have a significant impact in
these dynamic fields, we want to hear from you!

Ohio VC Fest is seeking applications from startups that are driving technological advancement in HealthTech, Software, HardTech and SportsTech to showcase their innovations to investors, industry leaders and fellow entrepreneurs.

Apply now to be part of the Ohio VC Fest ’24 Demo Hall and plug into the tech startup community that’s putting Ohio on the innovation map.

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity. Only 20 spots are available!

Who can apply?

1. Tech startups based in Ohio or willing to relocate that are leading innovation in one or more of these industries:

HealthTech

Cutting-edge solutions directly related to healthcare, such as medical devices, health IT, robotics, sports science and wellness/life sciences technologies.

Software

Transformational SaaS solutions using AI & data analytics that have potential applications in various industries like FinTech, Insurtech, EdTech and SportsTech.

HardTech

Pioneering technologies to enhance manufacturing processes, boost efficiency and cut costs through automation, robotic, and IoT-based innovations in sustainable manufacturing, smart factories and supply chain optimization.

SportsTech

Ground-breaking technologies advancing athlete performance, fan experience, or sports management through wearable fitness trackers, performance analytics, VR/AR experiences, fan engagement platforms and eSports technologies.

2. A technology-driven solution that demonstrates a high degree of innovation and a unique approach to addressing a significant challenge or opportunity within a large market suitable for venture capital.

3. Early-stage to growth-stage startups that have at least a working prototype or fully developed solutions that are ready for market deployment. Ideally be in the stages of gaining initial traction, scaling or early commercialization.

4. Actively raising capital in the next 12 months.

Participant Benefits

  • 2-Day booth in the Demo Hall with 6′ table and power supply

  • Option to bring table branding, pop banners, collateral and swag

  • 2 complimentary Founder Passes, which include match-making meetings with investors

  • Listing on the Ohio VC Fest website and mobile app

  • Promotion across Ohio VC Fest social media

  • Branding on venue screens

  • Main stage Demo Hall callouts

Preferred Criteria

  • Experiential Technology

  • Diverse Founding Teams

  • Inclusivity In Business Practices

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