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    Since 1992 the region’s most active investors stay connected and actively participate Invest Southwest and our premier event, the Venture Madness Capital Conference, where the region’s most promising early stage firms get to shine.

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    We’re excited to announce our Presenting Company Winners of Venture Madness 2021. Check out this year’s incredible group of innovators for the capital conference & pitch event of the year!

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Our Story

Invest Southwest connects investors with the regions most promising ventures. It serves the investor and 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 investor and emerging growth brands throughout the year.



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 the most promising early-stage firms against one another in a live, pitch-style event, and attracts the region’s most active accredited investors looking to grow their investment portfolios.


Investor Benefits

Learn more about the benefits of staying connected to one of Arizona’s premier early-stage entrepreneurial organizations.