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Xcelerate Startup Pitch Competition

Four minutes, four slides. Startup entrepreneurs will pitch to a panel of top-tier judges, to an audience of top-tier VCs, pharma execs and investors.

2019 Pitch Competition Judges

2019 - Pitch Participants

Pitch Information

We are no longer accepting applications for the Startup Pitch Competition. 

Shall you be interested in being placed on our waiting list please contact:

 Olivia Guiliana:

Who pitches?

Applications for pitching can be submitted for consideration by startup companies who meet the following criteria:

  • Created in the past five years
  • Has fewer than ten employees
  • Be developing new therapeutic products, technology platforms, or digital medicine technologies
  • Aggregate financing of USD 12 million or less

Overall fee structure
  • Pitch fee per company: USD 150
  • Special conference registration fee for startups per person: USD 695
  • Total fee: USD 845 (one application for Startup Pitch Competition and one registration fee)