SiGMA Startup Pitch sessions return

Following a successful first run in 2016, SiGMA’17 is coming back with the Startup Pitch where hundred startup companies will get a free booth at SiGMA, invitations to networking events and SiGMA PR.

But only ten startups will be shortlisted to make it to the final. Ten finalists will have a chance to take their business to the next level and get themselves in front of seven investors to master the three-minute pitch.

The panel of successful entrepreneurs and investors include:

  • Acknowledged as one of the 50 most significant people in the world within the Gambling Industry by Gambling Intelligence, Morten Klein is a property mogul from the Klein Group.

  • Carla Maree Vella is the CEO at Optimizer Invest. Carla specialises in user experience, digital marketing, technology, data, operational efficiency and CRO.

  • The founder and CEO of investment and advisory firm Ariadne Capital, Julie Meyer is a leading investor and entrepreneur in digital, high-growth, early stage businesses around the world.

  • Simon Collins is the Founder of Gaming Realms, a novel new bingo based consumer proposition targeting smartphone and tablet devices. Simon is also the Founder of an online bingo focused gaming business Cashcade Ltd.

  • With over 10 years of experience in iGaming and digital advertising, Ory Weihs  runs XLMedia Group, the largest public listed affiliate company for iGaming worldwide.

  • Robin Reed is a start-up romantic himself as well as founder of Gaming Innovation Group (GIG), a rapidly growing gambling solutions and entertainment provider.

  • Finally, Roger Walker is a Partner with Partis Solutions. He provides direct support to board execs and corporate development teams from some of the largest gaming industry operators and investors.

  • On Friday, November 24, ten promising start-ups will try to capture the attention of the leading industry veterans while competing for the potential funding, mentoring and contacts.

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