Pitch for Purpose Finalists

Humble Help Studio
Vick Antonyan is a business minded engineer who help startups with product development, growth marke...(read more)
Fund Black Founders Inc
Renee King is a social impact entrepreneur passionate about getting every Blackfounder funded! In re...(read more)
Patientory, Inc.
Chrissa McFarlane founded Patientory, Inc. in 2015, a health data analytics company, after working m...(read more)
CEO and Co-Founder
Ahva Sadeghi is a passionate social entrepreneur and co-founder of an all-female founded social impa...(read more)
Founder and CEO
Danya Sherman is an entrepreneur passionate about combining human rights and technology innovation t...(read more)
Executive Director
The Pantry by Feeding Hawaii Together
Accomplished business executive, offering over ten years of cumulative domestic and international ex...(read more)

Pitch for Purpose Judges

Managing Partner, Collab Capital and Co-Founder and Board of Directors
Goodie Nation
Justin Dawkins is a full stack software engineer and Metro Atlanta native with over 15 years of mark...(read more)
Head of Research and Innovation
Tata Innovation Center at Cornell Tech
Tarit holds a Master degree in Statistics with major in Operations Research from Indian Statistical ...(read more)
President and Co-Founder
Hello Alice
Elizabeth Gore serves as co-founder and president of Hello Alice (helloalice.com), which helps busin...(read more)
Chief Technology Officer
Bryson Koehler is Chief Technology Officer at Equifax. In his role, Koehler is responsible for leadi...(read more)
CFO and Chief Operating Officer
US News & World Report, L.P.
Neil Maheshwari is CFO and Chief Operating Officer of US News & World Report, L.P. He has over 25...(read more)
Chief of Staff and Interim CEO
Corinn was born and raised on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawai'i. She’s a proud alumni of the Kamehame...(read more)

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

1:45 PM EDT
- 3:00 PM EDT

Pitch for Purpose is a pitch competition recognizing mission-driven founders whose startups leverage emerging technology and innovation to address social and environmental challenges. Over 150 founders have been narrowed down to the top six. Now, these standout founders will compete for the $15,000 first place cash prize and attendees can cast their vote for Audience Fav, to accompany the resources and mentorship for these entrepreneurs to take their venture to the next level.