Participate in this global competition for prospective entrepreneurs, start-ups and emerging companies working in the optics and photonics industry.
With over $85,000 in cash, prizes, promotion, and more, this is an event not to be missed.
The SPIE Startup Challenge is held annually at Photonics West. This competitive event invites new entrepreneurs to pitch their light-based technology business plan to a team of corporate development experts and venture capitalists. The best pitchers receive cash prizes and are selected to attend a week long entrepreneur boot camp to refine their ideas and make further contacts with experts.
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"I entered the 2015 SPIE Startup Challenge. I didn't win first place but received great feedback,
learned how to refine my pitch, and met two people who have since become my
start up advisors. SPIE is doing a great service!"
- E. Hooman Banaei, Founder and CEO of Everix