Venture Madness

Venture Madness, presented by Invest Southwest, brings together investors with the region's most promising ventures. Established in 1992, Venture Madness is a non-profit organization that hosts a series of programs and events.

https://venturemadness.com/

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Event Details

The Venture Madness Conference by Invest Southwest,in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority, is scheduled for April 12-13, 2022 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Venture Madness Conference is Arizona's longest-standing venture capital and pitch conference where the region's most promising ventures live-pitch their way to accredited investors at this live event. Companies selected to present from each track receive prize money.


Overview of Schedule of Events (Schedule and Times Subject to Change)



Wednesday, April 12, 2023


Time TBD: VIP Event (Invitation-Only)

5:00-7:00 p.m.: Welcome Reception + Expo



Thursday, April 13, 2023

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.: Conference Registration +Check In/Continental Breakfast + Expo

10:00-10:15 a.m.: Welcome & Overview of Venture Madness

10:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Company Presentations

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.: Networking Luncheon + Expo

1:00-2:10 p.m.: Company Presentations

2:10 - 2:30 p.m.: Break + Expo

2:30-3:40 p.m.: Company Presentations

3:40 - 4:00 p.m.: Break + Expo

4:00-5:10 p.m.: Company Presentations

5:10 - 7:00 p.m.: Closing Reception & Winner Announcement



For more information visit venturemadness.com


Cancellations after Wednesday, March 22, 2023 will be charged a $50 registration cancellation fee.



TO LEARN MORE, VIEW OUR FAQs


Where can I get an overnight room?

Click here to reserve your overnight at the Sheraton Downtown Phoenix for a discounted rate of $319 per night.

This is Sheraton Downtown Phoenix's best available rate at the time of booking, based upon availability, and is a dynamic rate and does not guarantee availability.


What is the best parking option?

Sheraton Downtown Phoenix offers Venture Madness guests the following:

Self-parking (day use only): $8 per vehicle

Self-parking (overnight): $8 per vehicle

Valet parking (day use only): $16 per vehicle

Valet parking (overnight): $23 per vehicle


The parking garage is accessible from 3rd Street.


What is the refund policy?

Cancellations after Wednesday, March 12, 2023 will be charged a $50 registration cancellation fee.


What is the dress code?

The dress code is business attire and/or business casual.


Where can I view the schedule of events?

The schedule of events is coming soon. Additionally, attendees can download the Glue Up app which provides the latest updates.


What is the COVID Protocol for the event?

Click here to view the COVID Policy.


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Questions? Email contactus@venturemadness.com


Venture Madness by Invest Southwest would like to thanks its annual partners!

To see a full list of our partners, click here.

Speakers

Rebecca Clyde

CEO of Botco.ai, Inc.

Kyle Delashmutt (Grayhawk Capital)

Kyle Delashmutt

Grayhawk Capital

Will Shaw

CEO of Better Agency

Hamid Shojaee (Chair at Venture Madness by Invest Southwest)

Hamid Shojaee

Chair at Venture Madness by Invest Southwest

Sponsors and Partners

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Angel Investor Ticket

The Angel Investor ticket is for accredited angel investors only (SEC standards required). This ticket includes:

- General Admission to the 2023 Venture Madness Conference.
- VIP Access at the 2023 Venture Madness Conference.
- General Admission to Year-Round Programs and Events
(must register for these events with your community member pass).
- Venture Madness Community Member Access

Standard Price$299.-

Fund Investor Ticket

The Fund Investor ticket is for accredited fund investors only (SEC standards required). This ticket includes:

- General Admission to the 2023 Venture Madness Conference.
- VIP Access at the 2023 Venture Madness Conference.
- General Admission to Year-Round Programs and Events
(must register for these events with your community member access).
- Venture Madness Community Member Access

Standard Price$349.-

Entrepreneur Ticket (<$1M annual rev)

The Entrepreneur Ticket (<$1M annual rev) is for entrepreneurs with less than $1M in annual revenue.
This ticket includes:

- General Admission to the 2023 Venture Madness Conference
- Venture Madness Community Member Access
- Access to Year-Round Programs and Events
(must register for these events with your community member access)

Standard Price$199.-

Entrepreneur Ticket (>$1M annual rev)

The Entrepreneur Ticket (>$1M annual rev) is for entrepreneurs with more than $1M in annual revenue.

This ticket includes:

- General Admission to the 2023 Venture Madness Conference
- Venture Madness Community Member Access
- Access to Year-Round Programs and Events
(must register for these events with your community member access)

Standard Price$299.-

Service Professional Ticket

The Service Professional Ticket is designed for service professionals only (Bus. Advisors, Consultants, Services, any non-investors or entrepreneurs).

This ticket includes:

- General Admission to the 2023 Venture Madness Conference
- Venture Madness Community Member Access
- Access to Year-Round Programs and Events
(must register for these events with your community member access)

Standard Price$499.-

Expo Presenter Standard Package (Does not include power & wifi)

Venture Madness by Invest Southwest is hosting its Expo and Exhibit Hall in conjunction with its signature event, the Venture Madness Conference. The expo is designed for emerging growth companies to showcase their innovations to investors and other Venture Madness attendees.

The exhibitors package includes designated set up times and expo hours including
(NOTE: Times are subject to change. Organizer will confirm times with exhibitors by March 12, 2023.):

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Location: Valley of the Sun Foyer

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.: Exhibit Set Up

5 :00 - 7:00 p.m.: Exhibit Hours & Venture Madness Welcome Reception

Date: Thursday, April 13, 2023
Location: Valley of the Sun Foyer

9:00-10:00 A.M.: Exhibit Hours & Venture Madness Check In/Breakfast

11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.: Exhibit Hours & Venture Madness Lunch

3:00 - 3:30 P.M.: Exhibit Hours & Venture Madness Break

3:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.: Exhibit Close and Tear Down

*Expo Registration includes Venture Madness general admission.
* Power and WiFi can be added on and purchased for additional fee.
* Times are subject to change.

Standard Price$500.-

Expo Presenter Premium Package (Includes Power & Wifi)

Venture Madness by Invest Southwest is hosting its Expo and Exhibit Hall in conjunction with its signature event, the Venture Madness Conference. The expo is designed for emerging growth companies to showcase their innovations to investors and other Venture Madness attendees.

The exhibitors package includes designated set up times and expo hours including
(NOTE: Times are subject to change. Organizer will confirm times with exhibitors by March 12, 2023.):

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Location: Valley of the Sun Foyer

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.: Exhibit Set Up

5 :00 - 7:00 p.m.: Exhibit Hours & Venture Madness Welcome Reception

Date: Thursday, April 13, 2023
Location: Valley of the Sun Foyer

9:00-10:00 A.M.: Exhibit Hours & Venture Madness Check In/Breakfast

11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.: Exhibit Hours & Venture Madness Lunch

3:00 - 3:30 P.M.: Exhibit Hours & Venture Madness Break

3:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.: Exhibit Close and Tear Down

*Expo Registration includes Venture Madness general admission.
* Power and WiFi can be added on and purchased for additional fee.
* Times are subject to change.

Standard Price$550.-

Venue

Venue

Sheraton Downtown Phoenix
340 N. 3rd Street
Phoenix, AZ

Venture Madness guests can secure an overnight room for $319 per night. Visit https://book.passkey.com/event/50387910/owner/68648/home to redeem your discount.

Taxes and other fees not included in discount.

Contact us

For additional event or venue information, please send an email to karen.katzorke@investsouthwest.org

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