Startups make pitch for future

Posted: November 4, 2012 at 3:04 a.m.

Sara Beck, co-founder and chief executive officer of start-up company Btique Shopper, practices her sales pitch at The Iceberg Co-working Space in Fayetteville on Oct. 26.

Using jokes, charts, analysis and charm, the entrepreneurs take turns spotlighting their companies.

ARK Challenge

Fifteen companies in the ARK Challenge are on the competition’s final leg, readying for Demo Day, where they’ll pitch their companies in front of more than 200 potential investors at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art on Thursday. Its a rare chance to seek seed money, link up with key customers, and get a crack at $150,000 in additional funding. Chuong Nguyen, co-founder of Streamix, is one of those competitors. (By David Gottschalk)
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Business, Pages 69 on 11/04/2012