This pitching session features seven (7) technology startups presenting to a panel of top venture capital investors. Investors provide feedback and actionable advice to the presenters, and the audience members vote for their favorite startup.


Moderator: Graham Lawlor, Founder, Ultra Light Startups
Colleen Calhoun, Senior Executive Director, GE Energy Ventures
Cody Nystrom, Managing Director, SJF Ventures
Willem Rensink, GameChanger – Technology Opportunity Manager, Shell International Exploration & Production
Zack Schildhorn, Partner, Lux Capital

ARPA-E, or Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy is a United States government agency tasked with promoting and funding research and development of advanced energy technologies. It is modeled after the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).