Top reasons to launch or pitch your product at DEMO Spring 2012DemoBeat Jan 26, 2012 Back to press
It’s time to launch your product. But where? Choosing the right platform to make your product’s first public appearance is critical. DEMO’s track record of successes, turnkey services and exposure for your company and product to a worldwide audience of VCs, investors, buyers and press, make DEMO your best option. Here are a few reasons why:
DEMO Scholarship Program Guarantees 20 very early-stage company’s spots at DEMO Fall for no charge and 10 partial scholarships for companies meeting funding requirements. For scholarship considering, applications must be received by February 17.
DEMO Innovation Tour. DEMO is more influential because it has a long history of enlisting top VCs to help bring innovators to market, including companies like Accel Partners, RRE Ventures, Austin Ventures and many more. In fact, in February and March, entrepreneurs can apply to launch in front of VCs at Kleiner Perkins, Madrona Group, Atlas Ventures and others..
FREE launch for college groups. DEMO is more diverse, providing a unique College Alpha Program that gives student innovators a free chance to pitch for 90 seconds and promote their product idea to a worldwide audience of potential investors and business partners.
Apply to Launch or Pitch Deadline: February 17, 2012.
DEMO Sage Program: Launch and pitch companies will receive constructive, valuable feedback and help from key members of the DEMO tech ecosystem—DEMO alumni, VCs, CEO’s from fast-growing startups and angel investors, industry luminaries and disrupters
Opportunity to win DEMO People’s Choice $1M Advertising Campaign: A robust advertising campaign, devoted to sharing your message and launch video with over 270 million IT buyers worldwide through the powerful brands under the IDG umbrella, including CIO Magazine, CSO Magazine, Computerworld, GamePro, Infoworld, MacWorld, Network World and PC World.
A portfolio of turnkey, personalized services to prepare you for the best launch experience:
- PR support and communications training with a national PR agency
- Demonstrator presentation review with a professional coach
- On-stage rehearsal and feedback
- Post-event promotion of launch video across IDG Global Website Network
DEMO Global Launch Program: DEMO Brazil is the newest member of the DEMO family! Any DEMO Spring 2012 launch company can participate as a showcase sponsor, at no charge, at any international DEMO event in 2012.
Why DEMO? Learn more and apply to launch by February 17!