september 2017

tue19sep6:00 pm8:00 pmChallenge Cup Tampa6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Tampa Theatre, 711 North Franklin Street Tampa, FL 33602


Event Details

Join Tampa Bay Wave, in partnership with 1776 and Revolution, on September 19th, 2017 for Challenge Cup Tampa, where 15-20 startups will pitch to a panel of judges for the chance to win a cash prize and a trip to the Global Final round of Challenge Cup in NYC!JUDGES

Challenge Cup is a worldwide tournament for the most promising, innovative startups to win prizes, make connections, and share their vision on a global stage. This year, 1776 is partnering with 75 cities to host Challenge Cup Local events, and Tampa Bay Wave is excited to host the competition for Tampa’s top startups!One winner will advance with a free trip to the Global Finals at Challenge Festival from November 13-17th, 2017. There, the finalists will compete for the grand prizes as well as spend time with the investors, customers, media and other key connections that can help them succeed on a global scale.AGENDA

  • 5:30pm – Networking Reception: Cash bar and hors d’ouvres
  • 6:30pm – Program begins: Welcome and first 10 pitches
  • 7:25pm – Intermission
  • 7:35pm – Second 10 pitches
  • 8:25pm – Audience Break while judges deliberate
  • 8:45pm – Announce Winners
  • 9:00pm – After Party: Location TBD

General Admission is FREE, and VIP tickets are available for $20. Either way, YOU MUST RSVP through EventBrite by clicking the “Buy Tickets” button below.Want your startup to compete in Challenge Cup Tampa? CLICK HERE to apply.


(Tuesday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Tampa Theatre

711 North Franklin Street Tampa, FL 33602