The Startup Hour™ is a new television show that that features entrepreneurs seeking investors and customers; and inspires investors looking for the next great company.
The first season will feature 11 weekly televised episodes in 6 debut television markets: Orlando, Boston, Pittsburgh, Sacramento, Austin and Kansas City and will simultaneously stream worldwide to mobile and web-enabled devices.
The importance of entrepreneurship is highlighted on the show as viewers finally have an opportunity to jump in and take action, which includes funding or directly investing in the companies they love.
Register Here for your chance to be on this show. You should upload a video in advance of the event. If you are unable to do this, you can still go to the event and they will record you pitching, but it will be a first come, first serve basis, so you may not be able to pitch, depending on how many people go to the event.
Any entrepreneur knows that their pitch can make or break the success of their company by attracting the right investors. And pretty soon, local startups will be able to put theirs to the test with a new crowdfunding reality TV program.
Innovative TV Show To Film Startup Pitches at the South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) at WeWork Congress, 600 Congress Ave, March 14-15 from 10:00am-4pm. Startups Who Haven’t Applied Online Will Be Filmed On A 1st Come 1st Serve Basis, Time Permitting
“The Startup Hour,” a new business-themed reality program that encourages everyday TV viewers to watch entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas and then invest in them, will be in Kansas City on March 17.
The show will be filming startup pitches 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. downtown at the Innovation Café, a co-working space for entrepreneurs.
“Kansas City has been a second home to me the last few years; in fact, our team is largely made up of Kansas City residents,” says Executive Producer Jonathan Block. “The tightly knit startup community here is unique and the next five years should see an explosion of growth. We hope we can help to fortify local startups and strengthen the emerging startup and technology momentum.”
ABC’s hit show Shark Tank has far exceeded the expectations of ABC producers and the Sharks themselves. All of the ABC Shark Tank Sharks have had plenty of experience in venture capital and understand the fundamentals between wins and losses, but to be part of such an epic win on Friday night television wasn’t in the cards, at first. Now there are other shows and other concepts that revolve around startup companies that wouldn’t have been possible without Shark Tank or it’s European and Canadian counterpart, Dragon’s Den.
It’s not “Shark Tank.” Nor is it “Dragon’s Den” or “American Inventor” or “The Profit.” Instead, the newest investment reality show, called “The Startup Hour,” comes with a major twist on the genre and is coming to Boston this month.
New Austin businesses will have a chance to received investments in their company during South By Southwest when “The Startup Hour,” an in-production competitor to ABC’spopular business competition Shark Tank, comes to Austin for two days of filming.
The Startup Hour— a new business-themed reality program that lets TV viewers watch entrepreneurs pitch their ideas — will be in Orlando on March 26 to film startup pitches at Canvs, the co-working space at The Church Street Exchange building in downtown.
The Startup Hour, a new business-themed reality program, will let everyday TV viewers watch entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas — and then invest in them from the comfort of their living room. The show, set to debut in six television markets in May 2015 and simultaneously stream worldwide, starts an eight city tour March 13th-15th at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival, (SXSW) in Austin, TX to film interested startups’ pitches around the country.