Oscars for Startups

Date: Thursday, April 6th

Time: 4:00 - 9:00 pm

Dress Code: Formal


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Event Overview

Peachscore will host an exclusive ceremony to recognize exceptional startups & their founders in five categories. The event attendees will include executives from large corporations, partners at Venture Capital firms, government agencies, and entrepreneurs.


This will be a one-day event held at a premier venue in Downtown Los Angeles with keynote speeches from prestigious guests, a cocktail reception and a catered dinner, and live entertainment (music, standup comedy), culminating with the Peachscore Startup Awards ceremony.

 

Award Categories

Best Original Idea
Concept, MVP, commercial or post-revenue stage.

Best Female Entrepreneur
Recognizable accomplishments, building a team, etc.

Best Minority Startup Award
Recognizable accomplishments, building a team, etc.

People’s Choice Award
Voted by other startups, investors, and corporations.

Startup of the Year
Pre-seed, Seed, and Series A stages.

 

Note:

Three nominees will be selected for each category, and the final winners will be announced at the event. All winning startups will receive a Peachscore Oscars trophy, a cash prize, and exclusive offers from our sponsors. Nominees will be announced on March 1st.

A committee of judges with backgrounds in the VC industry, corporate innovation, universities, and technology will vote on startups for the awards.

 
 

Committee of Judges

 

Alex Marquez

Head of Venture


Experian

Rahim Amidi

Founder & Chairman


Plug and Play

Thierry Weissenburger

Consul & Senior Trade Commissioner


Consulate General of Canada

Zina Jarrahi Cinker

Director General


Matterverse

Vipul Nakum

Former Head of Product


Dun & Bradstreet

David Walsh

Former Partner


JP Morgan Private Equity Fund

Richard Sudek

Award Committee Chair


Angel Capital Association

Jeff Tan

Director of Co-Innovation


Microsoft

Nima Akbarpour

Journalist & Producer


BBC News

Michael Gorton

Founder


Teladoc

Alex Mojtahedi

Founder and CEO


Peachscore

Taj Ahmad Eldridge

General Partner


Include venture

Amir Kabbara

Director of Product


Shopify | Forbes 30 U 30

Rajul Kadakia

CEO


Tech Girl

Rafael Amado

Head of Ecosystem & Partnerships


Globo

Sachin Agarwal

Innovation Lead


USPS

Cash Allred

Principal


Sweater

Clifford Tong

Investor


Berkeley Angel Network

Alireza Ghaemian

Chief Executive Officer


Levity Entertainment Group

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Register to attend

This is an invite only event.
Please register to join the waiting list to be considered as an invitee. Invitations will be sent on march 1st.
We have allocated 20 spots for existing Peachscore members.

Live streaming is available if you can not attend the event in person due to space limitations or travel restrictions Register to receive the streaming link closer to the event.

Nominate a startup for awards

Each startup can participate under only one category.
Startups MUST have a Peachscore Profile to be considered as a nominee.
You can either nominate your own startup or someone else’s.
*Startups must be founded in 2017 or after.

 
 

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