The Indiana Conference for Women has named the finalists for its 2017 Pitch Competition. The pitch session, organized by Fishers-based The Startup Ladies, will take place November 7 at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis.
The finalists will make their presentations to a group of judges, including TechPoint Chief Executive Officer Mike Langellier, Jackie Dimonte with Hyde Park Ventures, VisionTech Partners Founder Oscar Moralez and NextLevel Managing Partner Barb Cutillo.
The finalists include:
Caitlin Coffman, Founder and CEO of care provider and family interface app trend.ly
Stephanie Corliss, Co-Founder and COO/CFO of SnapShyft, a mobile platform that connects food and beverage venues with qualified service industry professionals
Marie Maher, founder of Synapse Sitters LLC, an online community that connects families with caregivers equipped to handle children with Down syndrome and autism
Christine McDonnell, Co-Founder and CEO of technology education firm Codelicious
"This 2017 pitch session will feature a diverse group of founders presenting to a highly experienced and connected panel of tech entrepreneurs and investors," said Kristen Cooper, CEO of The Startup Ladies. "With so many ideas poised to improve lives and scale in their respective industries, this year’s pitch session is a must-see for Indiana Conference for Women attendees."
You can learn more about the pitch competition and the Indiana Conference for Women by clicking here.
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