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About Launch Hall

What makes FUND so different is our Launch Hall. Pitch competitions are great, and are still a valuable part of our programming; however, the Launch Hall is the place where natural, and organic conversations start between exhibiting entrepreneurs, investors, and community leaders.

We believe that’s where pitch competitions fall short.

First: Pitch Competition


Second: Exhibit

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Recommend a Company

Do you know a company that deserves to be at FUND?

Pre-Revenue, Seed, Series A, and Series B Companies come to FUND.

With us being in five cities, people are constantly suggesting companies for us to reach out invite to apply. If you’re an investor, fellow entrepreneur, or community leader, please recommend any companies you think would benefit from exhibiting on the FUND platform.

FUND Conference has been a valuable fundraising, strategic development, and networking event for hundreds of successful companies since 2015.

We vet all companies to understand if they will benefit from exhibiting at FUND. If a company is selected, we will extend an invitation for the company to attend and exhibit.

Apply Your Business

Ready to Pitch and exhibit?

Where will you be joining us in 2019?

July 17th - 18th, 2019

Chicago, Illinois

Nearly $2 billion VC dollars were invested in Chicago in 2018 according to Crunchbase.

October 9th - 10th, 2019

Kansas City, Missouri

KC startups accounted for 80,000 net new jobs from 2013 – 2017, or, 58% of all new jobs in KC.

November 6th - 7th, 2019

Miami, Florida

Ranked No. 1 in the 2017 Index of Startup Activity by the Kauffman Foundation.

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