Rise of the Rest with Steve Case and JD Vance: Fireside Chat, Pitch Competition, and Happy Hour



Rise of the Rest
TBD Downtown (All events will be in the same location)
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Thursday, October 12, 2017, 3-7PM

Steve Case and the Rise of the Rest team will be hitting the road again for the 6th bus tour to celebrate and spotlight startup ecosystems across the U.S. On Thursday, October 12, they will be making a stop in Indianapolis where they will spend a day exploring the local startup ecosystem.

That afternoon, Rise of the Rest will host a fireside chat, pitch competition where 8 previously selected local startups will compete for their chance to win a $100K investment from Steve Case, and happy hour. Events are free and open to the public, but space is limited. Seating preference is given to individuals attending all three events.

Fireside Chat – 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Join Steve Case and J.D. Vance for a Fireside Chat interview where they will be discussing the city’s startup economy.

Pitch Competition – 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
During the Rise of the Rest Pitch Competition, 8 of the most innovative startup companies in Indiana will be given the opportunity to pitch Steve Case and a panel of all-star judges. Steve Case will personally invest $100K in the winning startup.

Happy Hour – 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
After a great day, Steve Case and the ROTR crew will be hosting a networking party for entrepreneurs, investors, and all other members of the Indianapolis entrepreneurial ecosystem. Join us to celebrate all the amazing progress in Indiana, meet the people making it happen, and enjoy a few drinks with new friends! Those attending the Pitch Competition will have first priority into the Happy Hour, which has limited space, so be sure and register for the Pitch Competition as well!