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OutFound will be the host of its own startup competition in partnership with Bend Outdoor Worx. 6 startups will be accepted to compete on-site. Voting will be conducted by our panel of judges composed of leaders with proven experience in the outdoor space. Startups in the following disciplines are invited to compete:
Adventure sports gear and services
Sports tech and lifestyle products
Fitness and health
Environmental sciences and conservation
Monday, May 1st, 2017
A team of industry experts will review all entries to choose the most innovative and qualified. More detailed criteria in the application above.
We want entrepreneurs who have something to prove...who are eager to learn and succeed.
- Your company must have revenue...we need validation that you have made it far enough to sell your widget to the neighbor next door. If you only sold one widget make sure it is a really important neighbor that bought it....
WHAT DO YOU GET?
You will get the opportunity to be in front of some of the most talented and proven individuals in the outdoor industry where opportunities are often presented.
The top 2 companies will be invited to the final pre-qualifying round for Bend Outdoor Worx Pitch Competition at Venture Out Conference in Bend, Oregon on October 19-20, 2017.
HOW CAN I APPLY?
Please fill out the application attached at the top of this page and answer the questions listed.