Tel Aviv, March 11, 2015: emaze, the next-generation presentation software, is teaming up with incubators, accelerators, and startup investors to launch its annual pitch deck competition. The competition will be open to startups, entrepreneurs, and small businesses across all industries. emaze is expecting more than 5,000 submissions from around the globe.
The competition will include two rounds of judging, beginning with a popular choice round through emaze’s website, followed by a judge’s panel consisting of leaders in the Israeli and international startup arena. Veteran pitchers and first-time deck makers alike will be vying for the $10,000 first-place prize. Other prizes, including a Popular Choice award, will be up for grabs.
“The opportunity to pitch before leading investors will provide a huge incentive for talented young entrepreneurs,” said Daniel Glickman, CMO, emaze. “Our platform is designed to elevate pitch decks to a new, higher level, and it will be interesting to see the creativity the contestants will demonstrate using our software.”
GeekTime magazine and McCann Ericson Israel’s Incubator, ‘The Time,’ have already announced their sponsorship. The deadline for submissions is April 21. Presentations should be submitted to emaze.com/pitchup15.