Four Michigan companies set for Pitch Night | Business

TRAVERSE CITY – Michigan startups will be making presentations at TCNewTech’s monthly pitch night.

The event on March 2nd starts at 6 p.m. The virtual pitch night takes place every first Tuesday of the month and can be viewed live on TCNewTech’s Facebook page or YouTube channel.

Pitch Night features start-ups that appeal for their businesses or technology ideas. The winner of the audience vote will receive $ 500 donated by DGNAdvisory in March.

While the cash prize is a nice reward for the winner, the event is also an opportunity to network and meet potential investors.

Each company has five minutes to introduce an emerging business to an online audience of investors, technology professionals, co-entrepreneurs, and others. There is a five-minute question-and-answer period.

The members of the audience select the winner via SMS.

The four moderators of the TCNewTech Pitch Night in March include:

Valerie Obenchain from Advanced Interactive Response Systems ( According to its website, Newaygo-based AIRS “produces high quality safety and surveillance products that improve patient health and caregiver performance. According to TCNewTech, AIRS has a remote controlled oxygen monitor to ensure the correct amount of

  • Oxygen is delivered and “an app that allows data from caregivers, oxygen suppliers and family members to be viewed remotely.”
  • Nicholas Kristock from KindKatch ( According to its website, Bloomfield Hills is “a mobile content capture and distribution tool that makes collecting and sharing video content easy for (the user) and easy for recipients to receive.” KindKatch can also be an easy option for businesses To collect content and share it with the audience.
  • Michael Hyacinthe of Wimage, LLC ( Grand Rapids startup technology and digital production company is dedicated to “promoting artistic expression of individuals through creative technology and educational resources,” according to its website. One of the main products is an app that converts words into pictures and encourages children to develop technology instead of just consuming it.
  • Britta Carlson from Med Pros Share ( According to its website, Marquette is “revolutionizing the way licensed professionals share, connect and collaborate”. The company specifically targets rehabilitation practitioners – occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech therapists – and shares diagnostic-specific plans and products they create with their peers. It also serves as a coaching or mentoring system between therapists.

The TCNewTech Virtual Pitch Night will be broadcast live on 20Fathoms and will use fiber optic internet from main sponsor Michigan Broadband.

Those interested in being in the virtual audience for Pitch Night can register in advance through Eventbrite. Participants who register will receive reminders and / or additional details.

Similar to the personal event, public announcements will be offered at the Virtual Pitch Night. Announcements must be made via chat on YouTube and Facebook.

Apply for future events at or contact TCNewTech Executive Director Jennifer Szunko at [email protected]

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