Pitch Club provides businesses operating within the online classifieds sector a perfect opportunity to raise capital and access structured mentorship to accelerate their growth.
This edition takes place on sunny South Beach (well, not literally on the beach, but...) in the heart of Miami at the Ritz Carlton.
Finalists will have 5 minutes to pitch their business idea to a panel of industry experts who will offer their collective expertise to participants and advise them if they have a viable idea on their hands. The panel will be lead by PPW founder and former REA Group CEO Simon Baker.
There's also the opportunity for them to secure a potential investor from the audience.
The six finalists are:
Trusted Sale is a safer more convenient and cash-less way get paid by the anonymous buyers you sell your stuff to. They offer a full range of services for private sales transactions.
Boat Odyssey is a peer-to-peer marketplace for boat rentals; connecting boaters, boat owners, charter companies, licensed Captains and the largest players in the industry through a trusted community; available to everyone, anytime, anywhere.
SweepBright is an app that allows you to create a new listing on location and in just a few swipes. The app presents a bold new approach for managing your real estate transactions. Its native mobile design and features can dramatically simplify your sales processes in order to save you time and costs, and therefore allow you to focus on what you do best!
Tradono is an app that aims to create the feeling of a physical-flea market with bargains among a broad selection of used items from people in your neighbourhood.
Octopus enables companies to order and manage the creation of exclusive photography, videography, 360 and aerial imagery at scale. With the Octopus API, businesses get immediate tentacles in every corner of the world to create on-demand visual content quickly and cost efficiently.
The Motion is a talented team who have a common vision: bring the magic of video to everyone. They specialise in building the future of video ads and work to change the way people feel and make video advertising.
Pitch Club will run from 16:15 - 17:45 on Thursday 22 June, 2017.