The ARCHAngels (Akron Regional CHange Angels) Network is a regional forum that meets quarterly to introduce high growth startups to resources they need in Northeast Ohio and particularly within the greater Akron area such as: investors, mentors, economic development, corporate, and community to name a few. The network has presented over 175 high-quality companies since 2005 and is open to student attendees, offering an exceptional forum to learn about the pitching process. You don't want to miss our next event on Wednesday, September 11th from 3pm-5pm. Let's take it up a level for Northeast Ohio this year! Doors open at 2:30pm! Food and refreshments provided during the 5pm-6pm networking hour!
The Application Process
1. Companies submit their executive summaries using the application found to the right, by the appropriate deadline.
2. Top eight applicants are contacted by phone to give a 15-minute presentation with 10-minute Q&A session to the ARCHAngels Committee. These presentations are evaluated and narrowed down to top four.
3. The top four companies will give their 15-minute presentations at the ARCHAngels event to 100-140 guests, without a Q&A session. Networking sessions follow the event to connect presenters with audience attendees.
August 12 - Executive summaries due
August 14 - Top 8 companies selected
August 28 - 15-minute pitches by top 8
September 11 -Top 4 companies present for ARCHAngel Network