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MassChallenge Texas 2018 Awards Ceremony Aug. 15 at Hyatt Regency
August 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Free
MassChallenge Texas, the Texas-based location of the global network of zero-equity startup accelerators, announces the first MassChallenge Texas Awards Ceremony to take place Aug. 15 at the Hyatt Regency Austin (208 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, Texas 78704) from 5 – 8 p.m. A limited number of tickets are open to the public, for more information please see here: https://events.attend.com/f/1383785496 For more information about the MassChallenge Texas Awards Ceremony, see here: https://www.facebook.com/events/152984728870613/
At the Awards Ceremony, MassChallenge Texas will award up to $500,000 in equity-free cash prizes to the top startups from the accelerator program. Top influencers from the Texas innovation community – including potential investors and customers, MassChallenge mentors and VIP community leaders – will come together to celebrate entrepreneurship and startup innovation. The August event is the first MassChallenge Awards Ceremony in Texas and will take place in Austin, the home base of the region’s inaugural program.
The Awards Ceremony will include keynotes from Texas-based female founders Cristal Glangchai, CEO/Founder of VentureLab and author of Venture Girls, and Julia Cheek, CEO/Founder of EverlyWell. The co-keynote speakers will address the startup and VIP audience about their experiences building business, influencing change and creating impact in Texas.
The MassChallenge Texas Awards Ceremony will include a People’s Choice Award. Guests are encouraged to vote for their favorite startup during the Startup Showcase portion of the event, and the People’s Choice Award winner will be announced from the stage during the presentation of the grants.
MassChallenge Texas Awards Ceremony Agenda
5 p.m.: Registration + Startup Showcase + People’s Choice Award voting
5:45 p.m.: People’s Choice Award voting closes
6 p.m.: Ceremony begins
7 p.m: Ceremony ends + Reception begins
8 p.m.: Event Close
Supporters of the MassChallenge and the Awards Ceremony include: MassChallenge Texas Founding Partners Southwest Airlines, TMAC, WeWork, Upstream and USAA; A-Player Media, Fish & Richardson, SoftServe, SnP Cap IQ, and UPS.
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