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Apply to Pitch at Venture135!

This year, Connetic Ventures is partnering with Venture135 to give 2 pitching startups a chance to win a $100k investment each!

Once you have completed the Venture135 application, you will see an option to continue on to the Connetic Ventures application. There, you can complete a Wendel personality quiz to enter to win the $100k investment. If you do not want to enter the contest, but still want to pitch, then simply exit once you have completed our application and do not continue on to the Connetic Ventures application.

You will only be eligible to win the $100,000 investment if you complete the second step through Connetic Ventures. There are no fees to apply or present. Learn more about Wendel software below.


Who we're looking for: 

  • Fintech + Insurtech startup Founders

  • Raising their Series A & Series B

  • Traditionally Underrepresented Founders raising their Seed

  • Must be in person at Venture135 in Charlotte, NC on November 14-15

Timeline of Process:

Strong companies will move through to take a 15-minute call with Business Analyst

Attend V135 orientation/kickoff call

Submit application

If accepted Business Analyst will then introduce you to Events Team for logistics

First deadline 8/21; Second deadline 9/25; Third deadline 10/6 we will only keep the 2nd and 3rd deadline open IF we still have slots available so fill out your application ASAP

The Connetic Ventures Investment Application uses Wendel software... learn more about the benefits of Wendel!


Key Benefits of Wendal Process is software that automates the initial due diligence process:

  • The algorithm is heavily people-driven, as we believe teams and people are the most important part of building a startup. 

  • It’s fast, it takes 15-20 minutes or less 

  • It’s efficient, we invest in 25% of companies Wendal recommends (25x higher than typical VC fund) 

  • It’s unbiased, 62% of companies Wendal recommends have a female or minority founder 

  • It’s helpful, you will receive customized TeamPrint profiles on yourself and team members you invite 

We will begin to list information on presenting startups on the Pitch Parties page as selections are finalized.

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