Fourteen startup companies pitched their ideas to a crowd of investors, community leaders and supporters Thursday.
It was a part of Memphis Demo Day, which marked graduation for the 14 teams from Start. Co (a tech startup accelerator) and ZeroTo510 (a medical device startup accelerator) summer startup training and mentoring programs.
Each team pitched their business on stage in the ballroom at the Sheraton Hotel in Downtown Memphis. It was a chance celebrate their progress and share their ideas. Many who were seeking investments to move forward.
More than 300 people attended Memphis Demo Day, ranging from successful entrepreneurs to regional and community leaders and investors from the Mid-South. Both programs were recently awarded a $50,000 grand from the SBA for their efforts.