Beta City 2016
On September 29, 2016, Betamore and Sagamore Ventures presented Beta City: an annual event that brings together Baltimore’s greatest minds for a full day of live pitches, startup demos and a celebration of our growing community.
Live Pitch Competition
Watch leading startups pitch their dream to top national investors and compete for a cash prize.
Explore City Garage
Tour The Foundry, Plank Industries’ new space for 21st century manufacturing.
Celebrate Your Community
Be inspired by Baltimore’s greatest innovators and celebrate the companies and individuals growing our city as an entrepreneurship.
2016 BETA AWARD WINNER
Paul Palmieri | CEO & Co-founder, Millennial Media
In recognition of your dedication to connecting Baltimore’s people + institutions for entrepreneurship.
2016 RISE AWARD WINNER
Luke Cooper | CEO, Fixt
In recognition of being an emerging entrepreneur who can be found supporting others and encouraging us to rise to our full potential.
Light City Baltimore
In recognition of your steadfast commitment to idea generation + testing for Baltimore’s entrepreneurs.
2016 VC PITCH AWARD WINNERS
Your presentations best demonstrated what makes Baltimore a global entrepreneurship destination.
2016 Demo Companies
26 Startups Showcase Baltimore’s Innovation Community’s Breadth
Betamore is pleased to announce the eight companies who were selected to present their businesses at Venture Pitch Day and the Demo at Beta City’s VIP event.
The companies selected to present at Venture Pitch Day are:
- Sisu Global Health
- Tissue Analytics
The companies selected had the unique opportunity to pitch their company to a room full of senior business and company leaders, venture capitalists, and entrepreneurs from leading companies from both outside and inside Baltimore.
Eighteen additional companies were selected to join these businesses to Demo at Beta City’s VIP event later that afternoon at City Garage. Those companies are:
- ABL Denim
- Avhana Health
- Baltimore Bike Share
- eThink Education
- Grip Boost
- Hungary Harvest
- Manta Biofuel
- MF Fire
- Quantified Care
- Sunniva Super Coffe
- Vasoptic Medical
“Since our inaugural event last October, we have had an outpouring of support from local businesses, entrepreneurs and the tech community who continue to drive the growth of Betamore and the Baltimore community.” – Jen Meyer, Betamore CEO
Venture Pitch Day is the first event of three in Beta City, hosted at City Garage, a marquee event that will illuminate and celebrate the startups and businesses that are fueling the region’s economic and employment growth. The day-long event will showcase the strengths and growth of entrepreneurship in Greater Baltimore. Beta City will provide a platform for leading regional entrepreneurs to demonstrate their products and services, and share their stories with venture capital leaders and the larger regional business community.