2018 Central
Regional Finals

Austin, TX
February 16, 2018
Hosted by

Texas-McCombs-logo

Organizers

Previous years this region: 2017, 2016, 2015

Teams

Ash Ventures

Cherry Capital

Elm Capital Partners

Hickory Partners

Poplar Ventures

Redwood Ventures

Startups

Jason Palmer, BrandLeap

Raj Panesar, feverfit

Judges

Organizers, click here to submit judges.

Agenda

Wednesday

  • 5:00 p.m.    Local time of event. Teams receive business plans by email.

Friday                  

  • 8:00 a.m.    Team check-in, facility tour, coffee and muffins
  • 8:30 a.m.    Judge and startup check-in
  • 8:50 a.m.    Orientation for everyone
  • 9:00 a.m.    Startup pitches
  • 10:00 a.m.  Due diligence sessions (14-minute team/startup Q&A + 3-minute judge/team Q&A)
  • 11:30 a.m.   Lunch and team work session
  • 1:00 p.m.    Written deliverables due by email  (see Deliverables Schedule, use filename “teamname.doc/pdf” template)
  • 1:30 p.m.    Partner meetings (15 minutes each)
  • 3:30 p.m.   Judges vote for top two teams (see results at www.vcic.org/results)
  • 3:45 p.m.    Negotiations (top two teams only, 10 minutes each)
  • 4:30 p.m.    Awards ceremony + networking with judges
  • 6:00 p.m.    Networking event at local venue