Announcing Scrappy Startup Finalists:

Announcing the Finalists:

As Girls Grow
***Winner of the Social Media contest announced later today***

Finalists will pitch for three minutes on Monday night in front of a panel of judges. Please join us for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, great pitches – and a chance for an audience member to win a ticket to V2V in Las Vegas, as well!

Scrappy Startups Pitch Contest
Monday, May 4th
Doors open at 5:00pm
Event 5::30 to 7:30pm
Hyatt Regency downtown Albuquerque

Get your tickets, here.

A lucky attendee will win a prize package valued at $1,000! The package includes a ticket to SXSW Venture2Venture in Las Vegas, July 19-22 and air fare, but you have to attend to be eligible.

ABQid the New Mexico Technology Council have teamed up to create an entrepreneurial pitch competition like non other! The Scrappy Startup Challenge is a live pitch competition, where entrepreneurs present their companies in short, 3-minute pitches to a panel of national judges.

The Judges:
Manolo Espinosa, VP Soundcloud, the world’s leading audio platform
Joanne Lang founder of the world’s only household management platform
Todd Hansen Head of Conference Content for the SXSW Interactive Festival
Lori Upham Life sciences serial entrepreneur, board member at CureDM
John McDermott former CIO at Xerox, serves as an advisor and investor in information technology start-ups and growth phase companies.