Are you ready to showcase your unicorn potential? Join us for our new pitch competition, “Million Dollar Pitch,” where six exceptional startup leaders will be flown out to INBOUND ‘23 to present their startups to a panel of top-tier judges. Not only will startups receive invaluable feedback, but they will also be considered for an investment of up to one million dollars!
Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to take your startup to the next level. Enter between NOW and June 9 to have a chance to be one of the lucky six.
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Kipp Bodnar is the Chief Marketing Officer of HubSpot, where he sets HubSpot’s global inbound marketing strategy to drive awareness and demand for HubSpot’s inbound marketing and sales products.
Prior to his role as CMO, Kipp served as Vice President of Marketing at HubSpot, overseeing all demand generation activity worldwide, building out the EMEA and APAC marketing teams, and managing HubSpot’s field marketing, localization, strategic partnerships, and social media efforts. Kipp serves as a marketing advisor for SaaS companies including SimplyMeasured, InsightSquared and Guidebook.
Howard Wright is the VP and Global Head of AWS Startups, a global organization dedicated to helping startups to create, build, and grow on the world’s leading cloud platform.
Prior to joining AWS, Howard was CEO and President of C360 Technologies, a computer vision SaaS company that provides ultra-high-quality video solutions to broadcasters and sports leagues. Beforethat, he led digital for sports and entertainment at Intel Capital, and spent 14-years at Qualcomm Inc., culminating in his role as Senior Vice President.
Howard holds a bachelor’s degree in Qualitative Economics from Stanford University, where he also played collegiate basketball. He continued his athletic career by becoming a professional basketball player in the NBA, playing with the Dallas Mavericks, Orlando Magic, and Atlanta Hawks. Howard was inducted into the Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame in 2001.
Howard is currently active on several national charitable boards, including serving as Chairman of the Pro Kids Golf Academy and Learning Center.
HubSpot for Startups (HSFS) launched in 2016, and is on a mission to help millions of startups grow better. The program helps startups expand their businesses with a simple, user-friendly, and cost-effective suite of tools, unlocking steep discounting in year 1 of joining, and phasing down as a startup continues to grow. HubSpot's own growth journey as a startup inspired the creation of HSFS.
Please apply to the pitch competition by completing the form below!
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Applications close on June 9, Finalists will be selected on July 14 and will present live at INBOUND on September 7.