2023 [RE]verse Pitch - Material Supplier Pitch Event

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM) (CST)


During the opening pitch event, you will hear from businesses and institutions consistently generating or collecting by-product, surplus or otherwise underutilized materials streams in Austin, Texas that could be put to higher and better use in new social enterprises. 

Join us for a virtual presentation to meet the material suppliers, learn more about these materials, and network with other [RE]verse Pitch participants.

This event is free and open to the public, but your RSVP is requested. Attendance is STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to compete for an Innovation Fellows Prize.

2023 Material Suppliers

  • AllReady Automotive: Assorted car parts - bumpers, fenders, and doors

  • Austin School of Furniture: Sawdust

  • Builders FirstSource: Used wood pallets

  • Deep Eddy Vodka: Carbon cellulose filter pads (16"X16")

  • Desert Door: Organic bagasse

  • Tillery Street Plant Company: Polypropylene #5 plastic pots and trays

Want to compete for an Innovation Fellows Prize?
Do you have an idea of how you could put one or more of these products to use in a profitable business? Join us! This event is the first step in competing for an Innovation Fellows Prize.

This year: Up to four teams will be chosen as [RE]verse Pitch Innovation Fellows, receiving cash and in-kind prizes each including a four month accelerator program from May - August 2023.

NOTE: If you're planning to compete for an Innovation Fellows Prize attendance at this event is strongly encouraged, and it is especially important that you RSVP so we can get in touch with more details on how the competition works! Your Intent to Compete Application will affirm you attended this event or watched the recording.

What is the [RE]verse Pitch Competition?
Entrepreneurs are used to pitching their business idea to investors, partners, and anyone they might share an elevator ride with. In this competition, the tables turn.

The [RE]verse Pitch Competition helps turn valuable raw materials that are currently leaving local businesses, non-profits, and institutions as waste into the raw materials for new or expanding social enterprises. Learn more here.

Thank You to Our Event Partner


Event Contact
Austin Young Chamber
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Wednesday, March 1, 2023 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM) (CST)
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