Lights! Camera! Action!
The PortTech Pitch Finals kicks off Innovation Week(s) – a countywide celebration of innovation and creativity in Los Angeles. PortTech Pitch finalists were chosen from a pool of nearly 80 entrepreneur teams. See the finalist presentations, then celebrate with PortTech as the best teams are presented with the Most Innovative Technology, Best Business Model and Grand Prize awards.
Tuesday, September 29 | Event Schedule
Pitch Finals | 12:30 - 4:30 pm | Free
Port of Los Angeles Boardroom | 425 S. Palos Verdes St. | San Pedro 90731
Pitch finalists present to a panel comprised of investors, advisors and representatives of Southern California's ports. Space is limited. Please contact the PortTech office at 310-519-1801 to request an invitation.
Webcast | 12:30 - 4:30 pm | Details TBA
Can’t attend in person? Watch finalists pitch via live streaming.
Awards Celebration | 5:00 - 7:30 pm | $45 advance/$60 door
Brouwerij West | Crafted at the Port of Los Angeles
110 E. 22nd St. | Warehouse 9 | San Pedro 90731
Enjoy lively conversation, artisanal brew and bites, and technology demos. Be there when the 2015 Pitch winners are announced!
Sponsorship opportunities are available. Download information package.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I attend both events?
Guests are welcome to attend one or both events. Space is limited for the finals, please contact the PortTech office at 310-519-1801 to request an invitation. Tickets for the Award Celebration are available for purchase.
Are there sponsorship opportunities?
Yes! PortTech is seeking event sponsors. Download the sponsorship package or contact Director of Marketing Ann Lee Carpenter at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
What is the PortTech Pitch program?
SAVE THE DATE! The PortTech Pitch is a months-long entrepreneur mentoring program that begins each spring. After interviews and evaluations, approximately 20 to 30 companies make it to the semifinals where each founding team receives intense coaching and constructive feedback. The Pitch program culminates at the end of September with the top finalists presenting to a panel of industry experts.
How do startups apply for the Pitch?
The application period for the 2015 PortTech Pitch is closed. But we are always looking to connect with emerging technology entrepreneurs, please call the office at (310) 519-1801 to find out how we can help you.