What do you get when you combine a seed accelerator competition, tech tradeshow, a startup conference, and a raucous networking event?
YOU GET CODELAUNCH
CodeLaunch sponsors and partners put thousands of dollars in professional seed services behind the winners of its national seed accelerator competition. CodeLaunch has become a unique and critical amenity to pre-MVP startups.
At the core of CodeLaunch is an annual seed accelerator competition between individuals and groups who have software technology startup ideas.
Running total CodeLaunch Seed Services Total Value: $110,500
Send inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
CodeLaunch has never cost to apply or compete, nor is equity granted in a contract to win or earn the benefits provided by sponsors and partners.
Quarterfinalists, Semi-Finalists, and Finalists will be announced via website and social media.
Deadline for Applications is May 31st at 11:59pm CDT.
Quarter-Finalists will be announced June 6th.
Semi-Finalists will be announced June 12th.
30 quarter-finalists and a few alternates will be selected as semi-finalists and invited to select pitch slots between June 17th and June 28th, at 11am, 2pm, and 4pm each day. Each pitch slot can be in-person at Code Authority or virtual via Skype. Each pitch meeting slot is exactly 30 minutes and the actual pitch must be exactly 5 minutes.
Finalists will be announced July 1st.
Pitch Coaching Workshop for Finalists will be announced prior to July 26th.
CodeLaunch Startup Expo: July 31st.
3-day professional hackathon for winners begins July 28th at 3 p.m. and lasts through Jul 30th at 3 p.m.
If your startup software technology concept has not reached MVP stage and you need software development to get there.
The application deadline for CodeLaunch 2019 has passed. Please check in next year to submit your software or app idea. We look forward to hearing from you next year!
We welcome all software and app ideas!
All applicants execute a mutually binding NDA with Code Authority binding both parties. Nobody has ever had their idea stolen by participating in CodeLaunch in our history.
Yes, if the software product you are using in the course of business does not constitute a strict definition of “Minimally Viable Product”.
After the application deadline has been reached on May 31st, Code Authority’s CodeLaunch Committee will initiate a review process to determine quarterfinalists, semi-finalists, and subsequent finalists to showcase their idea on Pitch Day.
If you have not applied to participate in the competition, be sure to reserve your attendance! You can also sponsor CodeLaunch if you’d like. For more information, e-mail email@example.com
We open the event with our Pitch Day competition where three competitors will pitch their ideas to a panel of judges. After the winners are selected, the Startup Expo begins. At the Startup Expo, you can network with investors, venture capitalists, and the entrepreneurial community. Winners also have the potential to earn thousands of dollars in seed services. Learn more about the previous CodeLaunch winners and awarded seed services on our History Page.
Three competitors will present their ideas to a panel of judges during a five-minute pitch. After the presentations, the judges panel will engage in a Q&A session with each finalist. Afterwhich, the audience will then have the opportunity to vote for the Winner via an SMS poll.
The Startup Expo is an event designed to get CodeLaunch attendees in front of investors, business owners, and entrepreneurial community. CodeLaunch sponsors will also have tables demonstrating the newest and hottest emerging technologies.
After each finalist presentation and a brief Q&A session by the judges, the audience will have the opportunity to vote for the overall winner. Each finalist will receive a pro-hackathon in the three days prior to the event but the overall winner will be eligible for more seed services from additional vendors. Finalists will be judged on financial potential, creativity, and concept feasibility.
Every CodeLaunch finalist has already won, whether the crowd votes for them as their winner or not. The overall winner will be eligible for more seed services from some additional vendors. All finalists receive a pro-hackathon in the three days prior to the event and walk off the stage with that code and working product in hand - well equipped to gain interest and raise funding from angels, VCs, and others. Code Authority will always be interested in an equity for services deal after the event if an amicable arrangement can be met. CodeLaunch finalists are poised for success and ready for the world’s best accelerators!