August 2018 Pitch Event
On Wednesday, August 8th, Wilkes-Barre Connect hosted a private Pitch event at Wilkes-Barre’s THINK Center. PITCH is a formalized process to introduce entrepreneurs, start-ups, and existing businesses to our regional investor network in Northeastern Pennsylvania. PITCH is sponsored by the Willary Foundation for the second year, and coordinated by the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania, a Wilkes-Barre Connect partner. At the event, three local startups pitched their business concept to a group of regional investors. There were two full presentations by local startups ClickChainz and Mobiniti. ClickChainz patent pending technology allows video to respond 4x faster than market leaders. Mobiniti seeks to solve the number one problem businesses are facing: getting and keeping customers. theSmartsub presented elevator pitches at the event. theSMARTsub provides many solutions to schools in their management of substitute placements.