Austin Fast Start: Creatives Pitch Event

Monday, July 18, 2022 (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM) (CDT)


Austin Fast Start is a pitch competition with a purpose. Every quarter, we will hear from a new industry and award an unrestricted cash prize and other opportunities to turn these dreams into realities. This quarter's industry is Creatives. You'll get the opportunity to see and hear innovators present their ideas and vote for your favorite. 

Interested in pitching your early-stage, Austin-based Creative startup? Applications are open now and will close at 11:59pm on Monday, June 13, 2022. Learn more and apply here

Stay tuned! We'll announce the Creative finalists who will be pitching at this event soon.

About Creatives
Arts, culture, and creativity are essential elements to Austin’s unique and distinctive identity. Creative businesses include those that are turning their creative talents into successful and sustainable business ventures. This topic encompasses a broad range of creatives in the Austin ecosystem, such as musicians, artists, photographers, and artisans.

Prize Package Snapshot (total package valued at $4,625)

  • $2,500 Cash Prize plus in-kind prizes
  • Three months free rent at Capital Factory
  • Financial and HR Consultation from vcfo
  • One Year Corporate Membership to the Austin Young Chamber

See Full Prize Package Details Here

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In-Person Event Expectations for Attendees:

✅ Masks are strongly recommended for high-risk attendees when not actively eating or drinking

✅ Wash or sanitize your hands frequently

Stay home when appropriate

✅ The Austin Young Chamber reserves the right to update these protocols should City, County, and/or State guidelines change.


Registration will close at 5pm on Monday, May 9th.

Capital Factory
Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States

First Floor Capital Factory Voltron Room

Parking Instructions can be found here.

Event Contact
Mel Martin
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Monday, July 18, 2022 (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM) (CDT)
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