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Micro-Meetup and Pitch-Off with John Biggs

4th July 2017, 18:00 – 21:00

Campus Warsaw

Ząbkowska 33C

Warsaw, Poland


About the Event

On July 4th, you will have the opportunity to meet John Biggs during a micro-meetup at Campus Warsaw. This is a perfect chance for testing your pitching skills, networking, and spending some time in the company of inspiring people.

During the event, you will have two minutes to present your ideas to the panel of judges, without any slides or props. Your pitch will be followed by two minutes of questions from the jury. The winner will get a table at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco SF, the world’s leading startup event. The second place winner will receive two tickets for the same event.

Make sure to register here – the event is free, but the places are limited. The organizers will respond to selected applicants and choose the ones who will pitch in front of the judges during this micro-meetup.

John Biggs is a writer, consultant, programmer, and a geek. He lives in Brooklyn, NY and writes about technology, security, gadgets, gear, wristwatches, and the Internet. After spending four years as an IT programmer, he switched gears and became a full-time journalist. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Laptop, PC Upgrade, Surge, Gizmodo, Men’s Health, InSync, Linux Journal, Popular Science, and Sync. He wrote few books called including Black Hat: Misfits, Criminals, and Scammers in the Internet Age. He was also the first editor of our impact blog and cares passionately about the startup scene in Central and Eastern Europe.

The meetup will take place at Campus Warsaw, which is both a coworking space and a startup hub for entrepreneurs operated by Google. Their programs targeted to startups include Campus Startup School, as well as numerous workshops and networking events.

The event is hosted by mAccelerator, an mBank-powered fund managing over €50 million. mAccelerator supports startups at both seed stage and later stage and concentrates primarily on solutions for the banking and financial sectors.