Monday, July 06, 2020
KANSAS CITY TECH CASH HOPES TO LURE CREATIVE CLASS TO CONVENTION HOTEL DESPITE WORSENING PANDEMIC!!!
Local "creative-class" leaders seem to be hoping that the desperate need for cash will entice locals to visit this money-losing hotel project that recently opened amid on of the worst epoch's the American hotel industry has ever witnessed.
Here's the offer:
Startland: Pure Pitch Rally opens applications, plans for in-person fall event at new Loews hotel
"Competition applications are open for the first major in-person startup event announced since COVID-19 shut down many Kansas City workplaces and brought traditional networking to a standstill. The invite-only Pure Pitch Rally is set for Oct. 12 in the Neptune Ballroom at the new downtown Loews hotel.
"The fifth annual Pure Pitch Rally event — offering more than $1 million in non-dilutive spot-cash funding and resource packages — is expected to showcase a curated group of tech startups pitching to a pre-selected panel of executives called “land sharks” who judge then each directly fund and donate $1,000 to the start-up pitcher of his or her choice. Attendees also vote to award an additional funding prize to a People’s Choice winner."
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