Pressure Chamber, a popular pitch program featuring diverse and exciting companies presenting to a panel of national investors and regional business audience in a virtual setting, returns for its seventh year on Aug. 14 during Forward Fest.
In addition to receiving the coveted “golden suitcase,” the winning company will also get a reserved spot in the Chamber’s exclusive Greater Madison startup meetings with top Silicon Valley investment firms this October. This year’s program will be broadcast virtually to comply with physical distancing best practices and government guidelines.
Past Pressure Chamber winners have credited the initiative for helping their company close successful funding rounds. Additionally, Pressure Chamber has been recognized by both the International Economic Development Council and Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest Summit as an entrepreneurship and economic development best practice. Participating companies have included EatStreet, Propeller Health, Redox, Datica, Fetch Rewards, HealthMyne, Cardigan, AkitaBox, Moxe, American Provenance, DotCom Therapy, Fishidy, bluDiagnostics, POLCO and more.
When: August 14, 2020, 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Cost: Free for Chamber members, $10 for non-members
Pressure Chamber is presented by Michael Best & Friedrich LLP.
Sponsored by the State of Wisconsin Investment Board, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, American Family Ventures, Baird Capital, 4490 Ventures, HealthX Ventures and Rock River Capital Partners.
For additional questions, contact:
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce