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Register Now for Demo Day

5/31/18

6 pm

Aztec Theatre

6-6:30pm – Registration & Networking

6:30-7:30pm Demo Day Pitches

7:30-9pm Networking

Free Food!!

1st 100 registrations get a free drink ticket!! (Seats Limited)

About Demo Day

Come see some of the top up-and-coming San Antonio startups present their companies to local investors and the local tech community. In the weeks following the event, participating companies will meet with Alamo Angels who have committed at least 1 $25,000 investment.

Food will be provided during the networking session to follow the pitches.  The first 100 registrations will receive a free drink ticket. Registration is open to Geekdom Members, Alamo Angels, and a limited amount of the general public. Seating is limited so RSVP today.

 

Sponsored by

Spring 2018 Companies

About The Geekdom Pre-Accelerator

The Geekdom Pre-Accelerator prepares local San Antonio startups for early-stage investments and accelerators, by providing quality mentorship from local area mentors, tech leaders, and investors.

6 up-and-coming local startups, who were chosen from over 30 applications, have participated in a 6-week program to prepare their pitch decks for investors and the local area community.  Register now for Demo Day to see them present and network with local entrepreneurs, tech leaders, and investors.

The program is co-produced by Geekdom and Alamo Angels.

About Alamo Angels

The Alamo Angels are an exclusive group of business leaders and corporate sponsors who promote local business growth.

Alamo Angels members identify and grow promising startup companies by providing financial investment, educational resources, and business services to entrepreneurs.

Learn more at AlamoAngels.com

Geekdom Pre-Accelerator Team

Luke Owen
Co-Director
Chris Burney
Co-Director
Kaitlynn Vail
Coordinator
Ashley Uptmore
Coordinator

 

Participating Mentors and Speakers

Lorenzo Gomez
Program Speaker
Cole Wollak
Program Speaker
Jason Straughan
Program Speaker
Nick Longo
Program Speaker
Jaakko Piipponen
Program Speaker
Michael Girdley
Program Speaker
Richard Grote
Mentor
Kevin Shaughnessy
Mentor
Louis Wood
Mentor
Greg Rodriguez
Mentor
Daniel Gray
Mentor
Dave Geada
Mentor
Dax Moreno
Mentor
Matt Guiver
Mentor
Craig Leighton
Mentor
Mike Miller
Mentor
Lisa Miller
Mentor
Drue Placette
Mentor
David Jones
Mentor
Debra
Innocenti-Placette

Program Dates

Open Applications: 3/13/18 – 4/3/18 – Applications Closed
Program Dates: 4/19/18 – 5/31/18
Demo Day: 5/31/18

Benefits to Participating Teams

  • Develop 1st angel or accelerator ready pitch deck
  • Mentoring from San Antonio tech leaders, investors, and mentors.
  • Develop a peer network of fellow San Antonio startup founders
  • Exposure and awareness to San Antonio community
  • Alamo Angels has committed a $25,000  equity investment to a selected team at the end of the program

 

Company Eligibility

Teams will be selected by the Co-Directors of the program based on the applications and a follow-up interviews. The following should be considered guidelines of what type of companies should apply.  Exceptions may be considered by the program directors.

 

  • Teams are past ideation stage and have a working MVP or proof of concept.
  • Teams typically have raised $0 to <$50,000 from institutional or angel investors.
  • At least 1 team member is working on the startup full time.
  • Teams are based in the local San Antonio area and can participate at Geekdom throughout the week.  This is a non-resident program. Exceptions may be considered.
  • Teams have been legally formed.

Mentors

The program’s strength and success relies on the Geekdom and Alamo Angel community and their desire to #BeHelpful.  If you are a startup founder, early-stage investor, or a startup mentor and are interested in participating, please  click here to apply to be a mentor.

Sponsorship

Details coming soon.  Participating teams will receive some awesome perks from our sponsors including free hosting credits, free software, and services.  If you are interested in sponsoring the Geekdom Pre-Accelerator, please click here.



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