GAIN CONNECTIONS

16 startups get a chance to pitch their business to investors for a chance to be named Top Gun, win cash prizes, and the coveted Stetson Hat.

Date

November 1st, 2017

Location

Holiday Inn University Center,
1250 W University Ave,
Gainesville, FL 32601

PRIZES

Top Gun Award

  • Pitch in front of investors in your industry
  • Pitch to general public during the finals
  • Coveted Stetson Hat
  • $7,000 in equity-free cash

3 Other Winners of Each track

  • Pitch in front of investors in your industry
  • Pitch to general public during the finals
  • $1,000 in equity-free cash

TIMELINE

  • August 1st: Applications Open
  • September 30th: Applications Close
  • October 10th: Sweet 16 Announced
  • November 1st: Shootout

Companies on the Sweet 16 will appear on TV20

Meet investors from Miami, Orlando, Tampa, Naples, and Gainesville

WHO CAN APPLY?

Early-stage startups can apply to participate in the 2017 GAIN Shootout. We have 4 tracks available:

TECHNOLOGY

LIFE SCIENCES

FINTECH

MANUFACTURING

ready to gain more?

To apply, select the Shootout Pitch Application ticket and then click checkout. After, you will see the application questions.

GAIN's mission is to inspire, connect, and educate entrepreneurs who want to change the world.

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