For the first time since April 2014, Paul McAvinchey is bringing TechPint
back to Cleveland for an evening of networking, entrepreneurship and showcases at the Beachland Ballroom
. “It will make an impression,” McAvinchey says of TechPint, which will be held this Thursday, January 22nd from 4:30 to 10 pm. “There are a lot of new people in town now, a whole new batch.”
TechPint Winter Jam, described as a pop-up tech conference with pints of beer, will feature all the usual popular events. McAvinchey has secured the entire Beachland space, beginning with a Demo Pit in the bar area. “People kind of tinker with startup products while having a beer,” he explains. reMesh
will showcase its app that allows an individual to have a conversation with a group.
Dollop, formerly Prezto
, will showcase its gifting app through free beer. “We’re giving a beer to gift to someone else,” says McAvinchey. “Hopefully it will encourage networking, but it’s a way to distribute beer as well.” There is still room in the Demo Pit for tech startups who want to showcase their products. Companies should contact McAvinchey
to secure a table.
will host its second annual Pitcher Night with a chance for five entrepreneurs to win $2,000 in a quick pitch on stage in the ballroom. FlashStarts will accept applications
through the end of today, Monday, January 19th.
Speakers on Thursday are Laura Bennett, co-founder of Embrace Pet Insurance
, and Yuval Brisker, co-founder of TOA Technologies
, which was recently acquired by Oracle
Doors for TechPint Winter Jam open at 4:30 pm. Pitcher Night begins at 5 pm, and Bennett and Brisker will speak at 6 pm. Beer and food will be served at least until 10 p.m. Admission is $20. While almost sold out, there are still tickets