Venture135 is the premier, must-attend venture conference focused on high-quality deal flow, networking, and innovation in the fintech, insurtech, healthtech & cleantech ecosystems.

We bring together the best venture capitalists, angel investors, and growth funds while showcasing the top Seed Stage, Series A, and Series B ready companies from across the globe.

Venture135 is proud to partner this year with Panoramic Ventures' Startup Showdown for industry agnostic startups based in and around the Charlotte area.

Startup Showdown offers early-stage startups the chance to pitch investors and increase their visibility among an expanded investor network. Every submitted application is reviewed by the Panoramic Investment team. All semifinalists benefit from Mentor Day, where they will refine their pitch in front of experienced founders and other tech executives.

Five finalists are selected to compete on the Venture135 stage in front of a panel of guest investor judges where we invest $120,000 in exchange for 7% of your company.

In addition to the investment, the winners of Startup Showdown get access to a wide variety of resources and opportunities as a full fledged member of Panoramic Ventures’ portfolio. We have a dedicated acceleration team in-house to help our founders navigate the myriad challenges and hurdles that young startups need to overcome to succeed. 

Startup Showdown is open to early-stage software and tech-enabled service businesses. Apply Here Today!

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