Startups Wanted: Pitch Your Robotics Company at RoboBusiness for a Chance to Win $5,000

An opening-day highlight of RoboBusiness is Pitchfire: a must-attend event for investors, robotics entrepreneurs and innovation leaders alike. Attendees get a first glimpse at cutting-edge technologies from robotics' most exciting emerging companies, and the opportunity to forge new commercial partnerships.

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- RoboBusiness is the international gathering place for professionals who want to create business advantage with robotics. For 12 years, RoboBusiness has empowered thousands of end users, investors and solutions providers to understand and utilize robotics to drive revenue and business-changing strategies.


An opening-day highlight of RoboBusiness is Pitchfire: a must-attend event for investors, robotics entrepreneurs and innovation leaders alike. Attendees get a first glimpse at cutting-edge technologies from robotics' most exciting emerging companies, and the opportunity to forge new commercial partnerships.

Share your idea with the world: Are you a robotics startup? Enter for your chance to shine as one of 15 startups selected to pitch your business onstage. Selected entrepreneurs are each given 2 minutes to pitch to a panel of renowned venture capitalist judges and a packed room of RoboBusiness attendees. Emceed by Andra Keay, Director of Silicon Valley Robotics, this year's judges include:

Nisa Amoils - Early Stage Investor and Advisor
Saman Farid - Managing Director, Comet Labs
Gareth Keane - Investment Manager, Qualcomm Ventures
"RoboBusiness is THE place where robotics businesses are discovered, funded, partnered with, launched and set up for success - and Pitchfire is a big part of it," says Casey Nobile, Director of Robotics Trends Media. "We look for companies who possess in-depth knowledge of their target market and have a business model to fit it."

All 15 selected startups receive:

Exposure in front of the entire RoboBusiness audience
Networking and feedback from industry investors and advisors
FREE company listing on RoboticsBusinessReview.com
FREE RoboBusiness 2016 Full Conference pass
PLUS, the winning company will reap a multitude of benefits including international media coverage, business coaching from top VC investors and a $5,000 cash prize! A winner will be announced LIVE once all pitches have been made.

Entering is free and easy. To learn more, visit: robobusiness.com/conference/startups.

Not a startup? Not a problem! Witness the excitement first-hand by attending RoboBusiness. Presented by Robotics Business Review, the 2016 conference is a place to gain inspiration and business strategies that can be put to immediate use while networking with the industry elite. Join over 2,000 attendees from around the world September 28-29 as they come together to build relationships, solve problems, embrace new ideas and become competitive drivers of the robotics movement. Visit www.robobusiness.com.

CONTACT: Sarah Kastrinelis - skastrinelis@ehpub.com, 508-663-1500 x 332

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