Entrepreneurs Pitch Venture Capitalists for Coveted Spot at TechCrunch Disrupt
Scottsdale, Ariz. February 17, 2016 — 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 Boston on February 23, 2016 and Atlanta on February 25, 2016.
The TechCrunch Meetup and Pitch-off events will feature 10 startup companies currently in stealth or private beta. Each company will have 60 seconds to pitch their startup to a panel of notable venture capitalists, with the first place winner receiving a table in Start Up Alley at an upcoming TechCrunch Disrupt event and two tickets to the conference. The Pitch-Off will be followed by a networking event for all sponsors, participants, judges and TechCrunch editors.
WHO: Apriva participants for the Boston TechCrunch Meetup and Pitch-Off, February 23, will include: Stacey Finley Tappin, senior vice president of sales and marketing communications; Justin Passalaqua, director of sales; Patty Heit, director of partner integrations; and Laura Carrero, director of account management.
Apriva participants for the Atlanta TechCrunch Meetup and Pitch-Off, February 25, will include: Justin Passalaqua, director of sales; Chris Yurko, sales executive, integration services; Patty Heit, director of partner integrations; and Laura Carrero, director of account management.
Additional attendees of the events will include TechCrunch editorial staff, venture capitalists, investors, entrepreneurs and tech enthusiasts.
WHAT: TechCrunch Meetup and Pitch-off competition. Tickets to the Boston event can be purchased from the TechCrunch website here: http://techcrunch.com/event-info/meetup-pitch-off-boston-2016/. Tickets to the Atlanta event can be purchased from the TechCrunch website here: http://techcrunch.com/event-info/meetup-pitch-off-atlanta-2016/.
WHEN: The Boston event will be held February 23, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). The Pitch-Off will begin at 7:00 p.m. and the networking event will begin promptly at 8:20 p.m. EST.
The Atlanta event will be held February 25, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). The Pitch-Off will begin at 7:00 p.m. and the networking event will begin promptly at 8:20 p.m. EST.
WHERE: The Boston event on February 23 will be held at Royale – 279 Tremont Street, Boston, MA.
The Atlanta event on February 25 will be held at Prive – 960 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, GA.
Formed in 2003, Apriva is the leading provider of end-to-end 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.