Pitch at #TTC18 & Win Prizes
Get your product in front of Travel Tech Con judges and our entire travel tech community! 15 exciting startups will be selected to present on stage at #TTC18 to win prizes and attract business opportunities. In the past, finalists have won investment, corporate partnerships, access to technology and more. And did we mention that applying doesn’t cost a cent and all finalists get FREE full conference passes to attend #TTC18?
Additional benefits for pitch finalists
- Promotion via #TTC18 social channels, conference app, conference videos
- Professionally recorded video of your pitch at no cost
- Complementary Demo table at #TTC18
- Automatic admission to pitch practice nights
- Attract investment from leading VCs and angel investors
- Attract partnerships with established travel companies
How does it work?
1. Apply to pitch
Eligible startups can apply through this online form, and the TTC team will review applications on a rolling basis. Only high quality applications that passed the initial screening will be sent to our panel of expert judges
(all travel industry veterans!) for selection.
2. Pitch live at TTC18 Startup Day (June 7, 2018)
On the TTC18 Startup day, the top 15 startups will get to present on stage in front of our panel of judges, influential media, and hundreds of attendees. Each startup will have 3 minutes to pitch, follow by 5 minutes of Q&A.
3. Judging process
At the TTC pitch competition, there is no 1st place and runner ups. Each judge will pick the startup that is most worthy of their prize, be it a business partnership or an accelerator membership! Judges and prizes will be announced very shortly, sign up for our newsletter to stay updated.
4. Winner announcement during the main conference (June 9, 2018)
Winners will be announced on the main conference day (June 9, 2018) of TTC18, and each judge will award their prize to the company they pick. Every winner will get to do a 1 minute elevator pitch on the main stage.
Timeline and key dates:
Application is opened on Nov 1st, 2017
Application is closed on Apr 15th, 2018
Finalists will be notified on a rolling basis in April, 2018
Pitch practise nights in May to get coaching from serial entrepreneurs, investors, and past winner
Live pitch competition during TTC Startup Day on June 7, 2018
Who is eligible to apply?
Incorporated startup company of 3 years or younger. We welcome international startups too!
Received USD$2 million or less in funding
Your company operates in the travel industry
Technology is a core part of your business, it can be software or hardware or both!
You have a working prototype or product
You can demonstrate some form of traction (Users, Pilots, Customers, Revenue)