Rise of the Rest Pitch- September 30th

On September 30th Rise of the Rest will be visiting Buffalo to learn about our entrepreneur ecosystem and host a business plan competition.

03_Buffalo_CityCardAfter getting a taste of what the region there will be an open fireside chat between Steve and Jordan Levy of Softbank Capital NY and the $100,000 pitch competition.

Both of these events are free and open to the public. Register now at here. Judges include Steve, Thurman Thomas, Doug Swift, among others. Marnie LaVigne of Launch NY will moderate the pitch competition.

rise of the rest Buffalo Pitch Competition Finalists:

  • KeepUp  – A productivity app that lets
    you take back your life from social media
  • triMirror – 3D virtual fitting room with real-time clothing simulation
  • Cartefi – A network for entities to post, find and share new opportunities
  • POP Biotechnologies – Innovative nanomedical cancer drug delivery solution
  • interactiveX – Platform where professors collaborate in the development of interactive e-books
  • Energy Intelligence, Inc. – A road-mounted energy harvesting system
  • Heads Up Display Inc.  – Wearable technology company focused on allowing users to make data driven decisions in real-time
  • Smart Walls – a startup developing deployable, precast concrete walls used to protect buildings or entire neighborhoods from flooding

Help us fill the room and cheer on some of the most inventive companies in
the region! 

After the competition, the celebration will be an opportunity to network with others in the local, entrepreneurial ecosystem, meet the Rise of the Rest partners and Revolution team, and learn more about how you can become involved with startups in town.

For more information, please contact Liz Callahan at or call 716.541.1723


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