PITCH COMPETITION w/ The City of Phoenix

In-person session | Pitch Competition, Learn, Share

April 6, 2023 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Room: CEI Main Stage


The City of Phoenix and Venture Café Phoenix are collaborating on a Hackathon and Pitch Competition to find innovative solutions to provide access to chilled drinking water in public places.

Mayor Kate Gallego and Vice Mayor Yassamin Ansari will be in attendance.


You may come and Hack with us during the day and compete in the Pitch Competition (and have a chance to a cash prize) or join the regular VCP Thursday Gathering, network and watch the Pitch Competition. 


(Thursday, April 6th 12-5pm)

Pitch Competition OPEN TO ALL TO WATCH

(Thursday, April 6th 5:30-7pm)

April 6, 2023

850 N 5th St. Phoenix Az, 85004

Easy and free parking in the South lot.

Validation available at registration.

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