• Get Ready for Venture Madness 2019

    This year promises another exciting, one-of-a-kind event!
    February 27-28, 2019 at Events on Jackson in Downtown Phoenix.
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Venture Madness Conference 2019

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Invest Southwest Venture Madness 2019 Get Ready Seminar
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Free Get Ready Seminar - Dec 7, 2018 @ Galvanize Phoenix

Are you running an early stage firm and need help crafting your story to attract investors and customers? With our FREE Get Ready Seminar, you will learn to master your story with specific, actionable insight from expert guest speakers.
Fullbay Wins Venture Madness 2018
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Fullbay Wins Venture Madness 2018

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Our Story

Invest Southwest is the connective tissue between investors and startups in the region. It serves the entrepreneurial ecosystem through three pillars:

  • Events and programs to connect investors with emerging growth companies.
  • Networking opportunities for investors and entrepreneurs.
  • Marketing and public relations opportunities to elevate startup and investor brands throughout the year.

OUR SIGNATURE EVENT

Venture Madness is Invest Southwest’s signature annual event, which takes place the first quarter of every year. This one-of-a-kind competition event pits 24 to 30 of the region’s most promising early-stage firms against one another in a live, pitch-style event.

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BY THE STATS

1992

Established

300

Million Raised

40

Percent of presenting companies have received financing

9

Arizona’s rank for best state for starting a business (as of July 2018)

8,000

Arizona Tech Industry Companies Valley-wide (as of June 2018)

SPONSOR BENEFITS

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