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Thryve Startup, one of the top incubator programs in the US, is a venture development program providing local entrepreneurs with the necessary resources to launch their companies. This 11-week intensive course is 165 hours of training, connecting entrepreneurs with key mentors, critical business experts, and executives in our community, as well as a robust alumni group to support their business launch and subsequent growth.
Startup Tucson’s Thryve Startup Program accepts one cohort every year. This Thryve Startup cohort features 15 companies who are in the process of working with our team of mentors and business leaders to gain the skills they need to launch their startups. These companies will formulate their concepts and road maps to launch their businesses, ultimately striving to transform Tucson’s economy through entrepreneurship and innovation.
5:00PM: Doors open
5:00PM-6:00PM: Welcome mixer with refreshments and beverages
6:00PM-8:30PM: Thryve Startup Presentations
8:30PM-10:00PM: After party at The Independent Distillery, 30 S Arizona Ave
Free and open to the public
Constant Con Comic Bookmobile
Emagine Solutions Technology
A prize package estimated at $5,000+ will be awarded to the winner of Thryve Startup Demo Day! The winner will be determined by audience vote. Remember to bring your smartphone to vote for your favorite team!
In addition to the audience vote prize package, we will announce the winner of the 2017 Perkins Coie Innovative Minds Challenge! Earlier this year, three University of Arizona student teams were selected to compete for this prize package. These teams are Thryve Startup Incubator companies Audivity, Intero, and Specteros.
The 2017 Perkins Coie Innovative Minds Challenge is supported by the Arizona Center for Innovation (AZCI) and InnovateUA.
Is the venue wheelchair accessible?
Yes, the Tucson Scottish Rite building is wheelchair accessible through the 33 Ochoa St entrance. Please make arrangements in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 520-477-8278.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Thryve Startup Demo Day is free and open to all. There is no age limit; however, you will need your state-issued ID to consume alcoholic beverages.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Parking can be found on the south side of Tucson Scottish Rite. Metered-parking is free after 5:00PM. Paid garage parking can be found on the corner of Pennington and Scott.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please contact email@example.com with any questions about Thryve Startup Demo Day.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, you do not need to print your ticket. Startup Tucson staff will print a list of registered guests prior to the event. On the day of the event, please provide your name at the registration table.
Thanks to the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship for helping to make Thryve Startup Demo Day possible! With a mission to help students improve their potential and advance society by developing an entrepreneurial and innovative mindset, McGuire has been a natural partner for and supporter of Startup Tucson.
Thank you to Staff Matters for helping to make Thryve Startup Demo Day possible! Staff Matters is a Tucson-owned and operated recruiting and staffing firm that G.E.T.S. I.T. A.L.L. They change lives by helping people find great jobs, and we build companies one talented person at a time! Our recruiters specialize in the following job classifications: General Professional, Engineering, Technical, Scientific, I.T., Administrative, Light Industrial & Labor.
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