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Number of Startup Pitch Competitions

Key Takeaways

Introduction

This brief provides information on the total number of startup pitch competitions annually in the US. This figure was calculated based on the estimated number of startups that get investor funding in the US per year and the average number of winners per startup competition. Statistics indicated that the US has the potential of hosting over 300,000 startup pitch competitions per year.

Potential of Startup Pitch Competitions

Estimated Annual Startup Pitch Competitions

Research Strategy

To determine the total number of startup pitch competitions annually in the US, your research team studied the information provided on the websites of firms that research on startups, including the Angel Capital Association, the American Angel, and Alpha Gamma. The team found information indicating the number of startups that win investor funding in the US annually. We also found information highlighting the number of winners per competition for some top startup pitch competitions in the US. The team used this information to calculate the number of startup pitch competitions in the US per year by the formula: Number of competitions per year = Number of startups funded per year/number of winners per competition. We assumed that the startups that won funding got the funds after emerging among the top in startup pitch competitions.
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