Endeavor Miami held their Endeavor Pitch Competition for Florida-based companies on Wednesday, 28th July, in partnership with Dell .
Each participant was allotted five minutes to pitch their companies. The first three minutes were used by the entrepreneurs to present their companies. The last two minutes of their time was for a Q&A section with the judges.
The ten entrepreneurs pitched their companies virtually to a panel of judges. This panel included Endeavor Entrepreneur Federico Robbio, Endeavor Entrepreneur Endri Tolka, Endeavor Miami’s Head of Entrepreneur Selection & Growth Derek Barnett, Dell for Entrepreneurs US Lead Lucas Chaya del Pino, Director of Gaming Business Development at Dell Claudina Lopez, and Development Lead for Dell Technologies Justin John.
After the Program, Manager for Dell’s Small Business Strategic Partnerships Program, YJ Lin, explained Dell’s offerings for growing businesses. At this time judges were in deliberations and the audience were casting their votes for their two favorite companies.
At the end, the organizers announced the winners of the competition. The two top competitors received prizes of $4,000 and $6,000 in Dell Products for second and first place respectively. In second place was entrepreneur Anastasia Mikhalochkina (Founder) of Lean Orb, and in first place was Entrepreneur Ryan Rosenbaum (Co-Founder) of Phlex.
Phlex will go on to compete in Dell’s final pitch competition on September 15th for the opportunity to win $15,000, $10,000 or $5,000 in cash prizes.
This Hy-Lo News staff report was edited by contributor Jane Payne.
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