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Aug. 29, 2018

#43 Get This Party Startup in Here

Entrepreneur Julie Roth Novack says her party planning platform is exactly what event professionals have been missing. And it all…

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Aug. 22, 2018

#42 How Much Do You Trust Your Barista?

Cody Candee believes his company, Bounce, is the key to freeing us from the stuff we lug around all day. But can he convince inve…

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Aug. 15, 2018

#41 Can This Startup Help Retailers Take on Amazon?

Amazon is on track to grab nearly HALF of all online retail sales this year. But not if Chelsie Lee’s startup Shipsi has a say in…

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Aug. 1, 2018

#40 Three Startups Enter. Only One Will Leave.

At The Pitch’s first-ever live show, three startups face off: Honeyfi, a budgeting app for couples; CBlocks, a cryptocurrency sta…

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June 13, 2018

#39 This Pitch is Damn Near Perfect

Stefan Loble wows the room with his near perfect pitch for Bluffworks, a company that makes travel-business attire. But is his co…

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June 6, 2018

#38 A Beauty Industry Veteran Goes Rogue

Tina Hedges believes the future of beauty is all-natural, organic products. But the investors aren’t sure what to make of her foo…

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May 30, 2018

#37 Can Tech Solve America’s Drug Crisis?

Founder David Sarabia’s experience with drug addiction inspired him to build an app, called inRecovery. It’s meant to help people…

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May 23, 2018

#36 When Two Startups Love Each Other Very Much ...

Margot Schmorak says half of all vacation rentals aren’t listed online—and she sees that as a big opportunity for her startup. Bu…

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May 16, 2018

#35 The Proof Is in the Pudding

Max Pouvreau has built gourmet pudding company Petit Pot with his Michelin star background and scrappy customer acquisition. Now …

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May 9, 2018

#34 Can Storytime Become Big Business?

Max Tuchman is on a roll with Caribu, an app that lets parents and kids read together virtually. But can she convince investors t…

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May 2, 2018

#33 What Is a Startup Actually Worth?

Jared Kugel needs a million dollars to get Tire Agent up and running. But things get tense in the pitch room when investors start…

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April 25, 2018

#32 Is Immigration the Next Venture-Scale Business?

The U.S. immigration system is a bureaucratic nightmare. And it’s only getting worse. Founder Xiao Wang has a plan to solve that …

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April 18, 2018

#31 Are Vending Machines the Future of Retail?

When you think of cutting edge technology, it’s unlikely vending machines pop to mind. But Dawn Dickson has a plan to change that…

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April 11, 2018

#30 Can This Founder Reclaim Cocktail Hour?

Craft cocktails are all the rage—but they tend come with high price tags and long wait times. Swig + Swallow founder April Wachte…

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April 4, 2018

#29 Could This Be the Next Airbnb?

Can Tye and Courtney Caldwell convince investors that their skills will transfer from the barbershop to the boardroom?

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March 28, 2018

#28 Is This Entrepreneur Ready to Take On Facebook?

Facebook is the undisputed king of social networks. But Cesar Kuriyama thinks his app, 1 Second Everyday, could topple the giant.…

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Feb. 21, 2018

#27 Qleek Pt. II: What Happened After The Pitch

The surprising story of what happened to one startup after its founders pitched to investors—and thousands of listeners.

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Feb. 14, 2018

#26 Dynofit

Maria Schneider wants to take physical therapy out of the clinic and into the home with the help of a small device. But is her te…

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Feb. 8, 2018

#25 Rex

When scientist Amado Guloy saw an opportunity to combine farm animals and big data, he traded the laboratory for the boardroom an…

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Jan. 31, 2018

#24 unGlue

The apps on our smartphones seem to be engineered for addiction. Alon Shwartz wants to fight this with an app of his own: unGlue.…

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Jan. 24, 2018

#23 Jiobit

After John Renaldi lost track of his kid on a trip to downtown Chicago, he vowed never to be in that situation again. So he creat…

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Jan. 17, 2018

#22 Investor FOMO: Lunar Wireless

Hunter Rosenblume is pitching Lunar Wireless, a company he co-founded as an answer to pricey cell phone plans. But getting invest…

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Jan. 10, 2018

#21 Metabrew

Romy Raad and her cofounder have created Metabrew, a healthy beverage they believe could replace your morning coffee. But can the…

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Dec. 20, 2017

#20 Harper Wilde

The founders of Harper Wilde want to take the B.S. out of bra shopping. That means convincing our investors that they’ve found a …

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