Startup NM’s Pitch Fiesta

Startup New Mexico presents Pitch Fiesta 2.0!

Drink. Judge. Pitch. Win.

Join us Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Standard Diner from 5:30-7:30pmZip Pitchstandarddiner

Do you have a great young business or a business idea you just know is set to blast off with the right exposure and resources?  Or do you want to watch some interesting pitches

and help support the founders and entrepreneurs who are part of New Mexico’s thriving startup community?

Apply to pitch your startup business or idea at:

Competing teams will have 120 action-packed seconds - no more, no less to let the judges and crowd know how amazing and revolutionary your startup is and why you should win this competition and all the glory and prizes that go with it.

Our last Pitch Fiesta sold out, so register today at:

a special thanks to our sponsors:

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Startup NM's first-ever Pitch Fiesta was a sell-out success.

The pitches came fast and furious and the competition was heated, but in the end there could be only one.

The 2013 Pitch Fiesta, Pitch Maestro is Micheal Zercher of Santa Fe Hard Cider!

Micheal Zercher will wear the coveted victor's wreath of New Mexico sage until we crown the next Pitch Fiesta Maestro. In a mere 2 minutes Micheal, with considerable wit and finesse, captivated the audience with his commercial savvy, commitment and purpose to bring home the prize for his Santa Fe Hard Cider startup (see: Those of us at Startup NM are now waiting for Micheal to deliver our samples!

We want to thank all those brave entrepreneurs who to got up to pitch. It's not easy and they all deserve a big shout out for doing it.

The  runners-up in the Pitch Fiesta competition were:

Second place: Batterade (
Third place: Deep Diver Coders (
and the Audience choice awards went to : Kanoodl (, and  Individual Attire.

Finally, we would like top thank our sponsors, Sul Kassicieh and the Anderson School of Management UNM; and the Standard Diner ( We appreciate the support. You guys are great.


Need Help Preparing Your Pitch?

This slideshow walks you through a simple preparation process.  Click the image below to view the slideshow.
Business Pitch Strategy