Entrepreneurs Compete for Coveted Spot at TechCrunch Disrupt
Scottsdale, Ariz. June 22, 2015 — Apriva, the leading provider of secure end-to-end wireless transaction and information solutions, today announced that it will be sponsoring TechCrunch Meetup and Pitch-Off events in Austin on June 23, 2015 and Seattle on June 25, 2015.
The TechCrunch Meetup and Pitch-off events will feature startup companies currently in stealth mode or private beta. Each company has 60 seconds to pitch their startup to a panel of notable venture capitalists and TechCrunch editors. Winners will receive a table in Start Up Alley at an upcoming TechCrunch Disrupt event. The Pitch-Off will be followed by a networking event for all sponsors, participants, judges and TechCrunch editors.
WHO: Apriva participants will include Stacey Finley Tappin, senior vice president of sales and marketing communications for North America, Justin Passalaqua, director of sales, integrated services, Patty Heit, director of partner integrations, and Julia Decker, executive account manager. In addition the events will include TechCrunch editorial staff, venture capitalists, investors, entrepreneurs and tech enthusiasts.
WHAT: TechCrunch Meetup and Pitch-off competition. Tickets to the Austin event can be purchased from the TechCrunch website here: http://techcrunch.com/events/meetup-pitch-off-austin-2015/
Tickets to the Seattle event can be purchased from the TechCrunch website here:
WHEN: The Austin event will be held June 23, 2015 from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT). The Pitch-Off will begin at 7:00 p.m. and the networking event will begin promptly at 8:20 p.m. CDT.
The Seattle event will be held June 25, 2015 from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). The Pitch-Off will begin at 7:00 p.m. and the networking event will begin promptly at 8:20 p.m. PDT.
WHERE: The Austin event on June 23 will be held at Palm Door on Sixth – 508 E. 6th St, Austin TX.
The Seattle event on June 25 will be held at Showbox SoDo – 1700 1st Ave. South, Seattle, WA.
Founded in 1999, Apriva is the leading provider of end-to-end wireless transactions and secure information messaging solutions that meet the exacting security and reliability requirements of financial services providers, government entities, and public service sectors. Through its two operating groups, Apriva Point of Sale (POS) and Apriva Information Security Systems (ISS), the company offers customers fully-managed, end-to-end, security solutions that incorporate hardware, software, network infrastructure and management tools. For more information, visit www.apriva.com.