Over the years, several companies from the Chattanooga have participated in the event. It is open to focused companies.
Those interested in participating have until July 1 to submit the required information – a non-proprietary business plan, executive summary or pitch deck. In addition to presenting to venture capitalists from across the country, participants will also compete for the $30,000 “Investor’s Choice” cash award.
Criteria for judging applications include:
- Core technology was developed by or with a Department of Energy facility or a New Mexico-based business;
- The market niche is attractive;
- There’s a good return on investment potential; and
- The management team is strong.
A complete list of the criteria can be found here.
More information, including contacts and an application, is available here.