E732: “The Syndicate”: 7 top startups across 7 verticals pitch to 20 world-class investors, w/Cafe X, Connected Signals, Blokable, Tueo Health, Interviewed, PowerScout, Underground Cellar

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Today’s TWiST introduces a new format called “The Syndicate,” where 7 top startups across 7 verticals pitch to 20 world-class investors in Silicon Valley every 6 weeks. These top startups are selected based on feedback of the angel investors: who has the most traction, the most viable product, who could be the most meaningful in the future. Each company presents for 3 minutes, followed by 6 minutes of feedback. Join us to learn how effectively to present your company and answer hard questions. And if you’re thinking about becoming an investor, this is a great primer at how to look at a company and the right questions to ask.

Featured startups:

– Cafe X: The world’s first robot barista

– Connected Signals: Bridges the gap between autonomous vehicles and crucial capabilities

– Blokable: Ship homes that are modular, stackable, and smart

– Tueo Health: Transforms the way we care for asthma

– Interviewed: Combines structured job assessments and employee testing to identify the strongest job candidates accurately and easily

– PowerScout: AI Enabled Marketplace for Smart Home Improvement

– Underground Cellar: Online wine deals w/o bastardizing brands

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THE NEXT TAPING OF THE SYNDICATE IS JULY 7, 2017. APPLY HERE.

Timestamps:

00:25: Jason introduces “The Syndicate”

05:17: Cafe X pitch

08:49:  Investor Q&A

16:16: Connected Signals pitch

20:15:  Investor Q&A

28:50: blokable pitch

32:16:  Investor Q&A

38:26: Tueo Health pitch

41:50:  Investor Q&A

47:53: Interviewed pitch

51:38:  Investor Q&A

58:19: PowerScout pitch

01:01:57:  Investor Q&A

01:05:23: Underground Cellar pitch

01:09:11:  Investor Q&A

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