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Attend the Startup Showcase

Think you might be on to something big? Showcase your innovation at eMerge and compete with 125 startups in three tracks from around the globe. With hundreds of angel investors and venture capitalists on the EXPO floor, the exposure alone is powerful. Winning has its perks, too—up to $175,000 in prizes.

 Get on track

The 2017 StartUp Showcase application period has now ended.

  • Student(s) and/or recent graduate (up to 2 years)
  • Any college or university
  • Minimum Viable Product produced
  • Little or no revenue
  • Less than 1 year since founded
  • Minimum Viable Product (MVP) produced & Proof of Concept established
  • Key members in place (Minimum of 2 full-time employees)
  • Have paying customers (not cash-flow positive)
  • Less than 3 years since founded
  • No more then $500k raised in angel or seed capital
  • Headquartered in the United States or internationally
  • Product is commercially ready
  • Cash flow positive or near positive
  • Management team in place
  • In growth phase
  • No more than $5M raised in total capital

The 2017 Advisory Board

  • RichDe la Rosa
    Founder & CFO/COO, VIAGlobal
  • RaulMoas
    Managing Director, Accelerated Growth Partners Miami
  • YudaSaydun
    President, Genventure Corporation
  • AdamSmith
    Partner, Medina Capital

The 2017 Judges

  • Jose A.Hernandez-Solaun
    President of The Easton Group
  • ChristianSeale
    Founder and Managing Director of Startupbootcamp Miami
  • JulianSevillano
    Founder & CEO of VIAGlobal
  • Rhys L.Williams
    Co-founder and Immediate Past Presi dent of New World Angels
eMerge put us in contact with so many connections, really pivoting event in the life of a young company.

Armand Sepulveda CEO of Nawboi Technologies

We finished in the Top 10 start-ups at eMerge Americas 2015. We had a blast, getting interviewed by Chief Investors Officers during the two days made the event intense and productive. Great contacts and fantastic organization.

Antonio Calderon COO & Co-Founder of Streann Media

Participating in the Startup Showcase and Pitch Competition has given EarlyShares great exposure to eMerge's diverse global audience. The eMerge organizers do an awesome job bringing dozens of exciting startups together in one place.

Joanna Schwartz CEO & Co-Founder, EarlyShares

eMerge Americas is a destination event for startups. The speaker lineup was amazing and accessibility to investors and customers was outstanding.

Greg Jordan Founder & CEO of Graph Story


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