Be a part of NYC’s most exciting pitch contest.

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur or startup looking to shake up the web and mobile tech world? Money no longer has to be an obstacle! Register for our pitch contest to win the funding you need to make your dreams a reality. The top 10 participants will pitch their ideas before a panel of investors at our NYC finale on June 7th, 2017.

Why apply?

This isn’t a pay-to-pitch event.

All entrepreneurs and startups can register for FREE to win the chance to pitch!

Prepare for the event with one our packages at a discounted rate available for all registrants.

Exposure for your business.

Network with other entrepreneurs and our panel of investors, as well as VIP investors on our guest list.

Did we mention the full social media coverage via livestream?

Feedback for you.

Refine your pitch with expert feedback from the investors. Take questions from our audience both in the crowd and at home.

Not a one-time gig.

Through partnership with CreateAppsHere, a European-based application development firm, all registrants will be given priority to participate before a different panel of investors at the follow up event in Amsterdam.

Not ready to take your business to the NextLevel?

Come and experience this exciting, life-changing event. Registration for spectators is FREE as well.

  • Receive a free workshop tailored to your business or technical needs.
  • Network with NYC’s vibrant startup community and a panel of investors.
  • Enjoy hors d’oeuvre’s and refreshments on us.

What do I need to apply?

  • 1

    Create your pitch video

    Post a 60-second pitch video on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Instagram and use #nextlevelnyc

  • 2

    Upload your business plan

    Refine that business plan and upload it along with your application. Scalability, sustainability, and technical feasibility will be assessed.

  • 3

    See if you've made it

    The top ten finalists will be notified two weeks in advance. The more likes/shares/RT's on your pitch video, the better your chances.

Time is running out for entrepreneur registration

All registrants must apply by May 11th, 2017 at 12:00 AM EST.

Apply Now

Finalists will be notified by May 24th, 2017.

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Registration is now open!

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Contact us for sponsorship opportunities.

Looking to invest?

Learn more about the opportunity to become a VIP guest investor at our event!