Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Flywheel Investment Conference opens 2023 competition


WENATCHEE – The annual Flywheel Investment Conference presented by Moss Adams, Ogden Murphy Wallace, Confluence Health, and Microsoft has opened applications for the 2023 investment competition.

The Flywheel Conference is now accepting applications from early-stage Washington state companies who are looking for funding. Companies can apply to compete for a $150,000+ investment award during the Flywheel Conference held April 19-21 in downtown Wenatchee, Washington. In addition to the investment offering, there is a $50,000 relocation offer and a $5,000 cash prize.

Any Washington state-based company can apply to compete. The competition is open to companies across all industries. There is no application fee to compete. All companies who submit a completed application receive 50% off conference tickets and recognition regardless of placement. The top finalists will compete live in Wenatchee for investment awards and prizes during the conference from April 19-21. Finalists receive free tickets, accommodation, and complimentary tours. Applications are due February 14. To apply visit www.flywheelconference.com/apply.

Since 2018, over one million dollars in investment awards have been offered at the Flywheel Conference, with millions in follow-on deals for founders who have competed at the event. The Flywheel Conference continues to grow and expand, solidifying its reputation as a great meeting place for entrepreneurs and investors.

Every year a new LLC is formed by the Flywheel Angel Network to invest in the winner(s) of the conference. The Flywheel Angel Network is a group of angel investors who are passionate about supporting economic development in North Central Washington. Managing the investment awards is the Flywheel Conference 2023 Fund LLC, led by Glenn and Cheryl Adams.

Tickets to attend the 2023 Flywheel Conference are on sale to the public now. All tickets are 20% off until March 1 with discount code EARLYBIRD on Eventbrite. To learn more visit www.flywheelconference.com.

About the Flywheel Investment Conference: The Annual Flywheel Investment Conference is organized by NCW Tech Alliance and hosted in partnership with the Flywheel Angel Network. Held in downtown Wenatchee, WA, the Flywheel Conference features an investment competition, educational speakers, and networking opportunities. The conference is a unique opportunity for investors, entrepreneurs, and the community to come together to connect, learn, and develop resources for building companies. Past investment award winners include: Cartogram (2018), Beta Hatch (2019), Agtools (2020), SyncFloor (2021), Iasis Molecular Sciences (2021), BrainSpace (2022), and ZILA Works (2022). More information at www.flywheelconference.com

About NCW Tech Alliance: Since 1999, NCW Tech Alliance has served as the region’s tech alliance, championing growth and development in North Central Washington. As a 501(c)3, NCW Tech Alliance’s mission is to bring together people and resources in technology, entrepreneurship, and STEM education. For more information visit www.ncwtech.org



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