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BioPharm America
September 13–14, 2023 | Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
September 19–20, 2023 | Digital Partnering

Startup Spotlight

A pitch competition featuring the most innovative startup biotech companies during BioPharm America. The Startup Spotlight will take place on Thursday, September 14th at 4:00pm - 5:30pmEST (Eastern Standard Time, GMT-5)

Apply by June 30th to receive priority review


We understand as an early-stage company you face many challenges, including getting in front of the right people. The Startup Spotlight is designed to provide you with an affordable opportunity to engage with top-tier investors and other important players in the biotech industry to take your startup to the next level.


Generate interest among top-tier investors and pharma execs through a company pitch


Have conversations with potential investors and partners onsite at BioPharm America


Attain funding, infrastructure, and mentorship

Criteria & Pricing


Startup Company Criteria

Startup companies that meet the following criteria are encouraged to apply

  • Created in the past three years
  • Has fewer than 10 employees
  • Aggregate financing of 5 million USD or less
  • Developing new therapeutic products, technology platforms, or digital medicine technologies

Fee Structure

  • Pitch fee: $195.00*
  • Discounted BioPharm America rate: $495.00
  • Total pitch package fee: $690.00

*Qualifying criteria must be met for this rate

Pitch Details

  • 5-minute company pitch with 5 slides
  • Judges choice winner will get a ticket to an EBD Group conference of their choice

Need help?

Please direct any questions to:

Olivia Guilliana
EBD Group