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Energy Fest 2022 Energy Pitch Challenge Application

In Partnership with Opportunity Machine

2022 Energy Pitch Competition | Friday, October 21

Application Submission Deadline: September 1, 2022
Decision Notifications: Week of September 12, 2022
Cost: There is no fee to apply or compete.

LAGCOE, in partnership with the Opportunity Machine, is hosting a fast-paced competition showcasing emerging energy companies. Selected companies will have the opportunity to pitch your latest innovations to the industry.

Information for Companies:

The competition is open to all early stage, energy innovators. Each company selected will have four (4) minutes to present their company to investors and industry leaders. Four (4) minutes of Q&A from a panel of industry experts will follow each pitch.

Presenting companies are encouraged to participate in a practice and mentoring session with Opportunity Machine.

Judging will be based on four main criteria:

  • Target Market
  • Problem or Needed Solution
  • Completion vs. Competitive Advantage
  • Revenue Model/Strategy
  • Overall Presentation

What you'll need to apply:

  • Contact Information
  • Company Details (revenue, funding raised, etc.)
  • Company Logo (high resolution JPG)
  • Two Company Descriptions (1 sentence & 100 words)


Please contact Theresa Goldkamp at Theresa@opportunitymachine.org with questions about the Energy Pitch.

Rules and Regulations


Please describe what your company does in one sentence.
Please Note: If your company is selected to present, this description will be shared with Energy Fest Energy Pitch judges and attendees and/or used in our event materials. Please keep your audience in mind and use complete sentences.

Company Details:

Please Note: We share the following information only with event organizers, selection committee, and judges.

To establish partnerships or collaborations with energy corporations
To establish field trials
To acquire new customers
To establish relationships to pursue funding (now or in the future)
To meet other energy technology companies
To increase visibility, marketing, and/or networking for your company
Other (please describe below):

$0 to $250K
$250K to $1M
$1M to $5M
$5M to $10M
Over $10M

Yes If so, approximately how much?
$0 to $50K
$50K to $250K
$250K to $1M
Over $1M

REQUIRED: Attach a JPG of your logo.
- please use the following guideline: "yourcompanynamelogo.jpg"

REQUIRED: Upload a headshot of the presenter.
- please use the following guideline: "yourcompanynameheadshot.jpg"

Media Release
By submitting your application and participating in the Energy Fest Energy Pitch Challenge, you grant LAGCOE and Opportunity Machine all rights of your performance, appearance, content, logo and voice for use in any and all of its publications and in any and all other media, whether now known or hereafter existing, controlled by LAGCOE and Opportunity Machine, in perpetuity, and for other use by LAGCOE. You agree to make no monetary or other claim against LAGCOE or Opportunity Machine for the use of the interview and/or the photographs or videos. By submitting, you understand that these materials will be posted publicly for an extended period of time online, unless otherwise and specifically noted in the application.

I agree