Startup Space takes place in front of a live audience and a panel of expert judges on Thursday, October 3, 2019, right on the OilComm Expo Show Floor!
Back for the second year, all event attendees will have access to Startup Space, a pitch competition where entrepreneurs pitch their business and technology ideas in front of a live audience to a panel of highly accomplished energy, maritime, and transportation professionals, investors, thought leaders, and fellow entrepreneurs. Startup Space is your chance to watch product demonstrations from the most innovative entrepreneurs within the technology industry with creative new ideas on how to shape it!
Ten contestants will be placed into two groups. They are then each given five minutes to pitch their company or product in front of a panel of judges. This will be followed by a five-minute period during which judges will ask questions or make comments to the contestants. Judges will score the presentations based on a standardized set of various categories.
The winners and prizes will be awarded at the reception Thursday night. The single contestant with the highest overall score overall will be named the contest winner and receive the grand prize.
The overall winner will receive:
Companies are edible to apply if they meet the following criteria:
“The Startup Space competition was very well run. The judges were impressive. The professionalism of [the OilComm staff] made it very effective and the other competitors did a great job presenting their companies. I could tell I was in an elite group and I was quite surprised to hear I was awarded the Grand Prize. The recognition that all participants walked away with is something that will help each one of us as we move our products and services to market.” – Page Heller, CEO, Endpoint Security
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Move over San Francisco – Houston’s Silicon Bayou has arrived! Technology startup companies are choosing to launch their companies in Silicon Bayou rather than Silicon Valley… and OilComm is introducing the Silicon Bayou Pavilion to highlight those companies. The Pavilion is located directly on the show floor; attend OilComm and discover the latest and newest digital products and services from the most innovative companies in the Oil & Gas industry!
Interested in being part of the Silicon Bayou Pavilion? View the 2019 Prospectus and contact David Muirhead at firstname.lastname@example.org or 484-869-2378 for more information!