KIWITECH DEMO DAY FAQS

What is Demo Day?

Demo Day is a startup pitch event where entrepreneurs showcase their innovations to investors. KiwiTech Demo Days are private, invitation-only events that bring together a cohort of disruptive, investable startups and leading investors under one roof.

What is Female Founders' Demo Day?

Female Founders' Demo Day is just like any other Demo Day, except it is focused on empowering women entrepreneurs who are often underrepresented in the tech space. KiwiTech hosts an exclusive demo day for female entrepreneurs every quarter to help women-led startups bridge the funding gap.

What is Minority Founders' Demo Day?

Minority Founders' Demo Day is a startup pitch event aimed to support minority-led startups and celebrate diversity. KiwiTech hosts a quarterly demo day for entrepreneurs of color to help them drive investment and encourage an inclusive mindset among our startups, partners and investor network.

When is KiwiTech Demo Day?

KiwiTech Demo Days are held 2-3 times each month. Please check our most up-to-date calendar to learn about our upcoming Demo Days.

Where is KiwiTech Demo Day held?

We host Demo Days across the top startup ecosystems in the US, such as New York, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Austin, Miami, Chicago, Dallas, and Boston.

What kind of startups is KiwiTech seeking?

We're on the lookout for the best of entrepreneurial innovations from a wide range of verticals such as healthcare, finance, education, publishing, real estate, retail, entertainment, sports, lifestyle, travel, and hospitality.

How many startups present at KiwiTech Demo Day?

At every KiwiTech Demo Day, typically 6-10 startups get an opportunity to pitch to our select investors.

How can I apply for KiwiTech Demo Day?

You can apply through the Demo Day registration form. We go through every application and usually reply within a week.

Why didn't I receive invitation after I registered?

We evaluate all applications thoroughly and select the most determined entrepreneurial teams with a demonstrated value proposition and realistic plans.

When does KiwiTech stop taking invitations for Demo Day?

The registration usually closes a week before Demo Day.

Does it cost anything to present at KiwiTech Demo Days?

No, it doesn't.

Can I watch KiwiTech Demo Days online?

We don't live-stream KiwiTech Demo Days yet. However, you can watch some of our past Demo Days on our YouTube channel.

I have two startups. Can I apply for both?

Yes, you need to fill a separate form for each of your startups.

I have some other queries. Whom should I get in touch with?

Don't worry, we've got you covered. Please email your queries at partnerships@kiwitech.com