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CTA Foundation Pitch Competition 

The Consumer Technology Association Foundation is thrilled to host our annual pitch competition live at CES 2024!

Get on stage at CES 2024 and join us for an electrifying pitch competition featuring startups helping people of all ages and abilities stay healthy! Expert judges and the audience will each pick winners to be highlighted at the show! 

Entry Deadline: December 5, 2023

Pitch Event Details

This year’s pitch will take place:

Location: Startup Stage in Eureka Park at CES 2024

Date: January 10, 2024

Time: 2- 4 PM Pacific

Thank You to Our 2024 Pitch Competition Supporters

Investor Sponsor:

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Benefits for the Pitch Winner

The winner of the CTA Foundation Pitch Competition will receive the following:

  • The Judge’s winner will receive $3,000. The Audience Choice winner will receive $2,000.
  • Recognition and interview opportunities through the CTA Foundation network
  • Meeting opportunities with CTA Foundation Executives and Trustees
  • The CTA Foundation would like to feature the grand prize winner in the new series produced for the CTA by BBC StoryWorks Commercial Productions: The Human Component creating a branded film to tell the story of the winning innovation, and the endeavor of the people behind it to global audiences. Here is a reminder of the first series launched last year on Technology’s Golden Age.
  • Be featured as part of Established’s Startup of the Year Podcast.

  • The Patient Safety Technology Challenge is adding an additional prize, selecting one pitching company to win an award selected by their judges during the pitch. They are looking for technologies that solve problems related to medical errors and harm to patients, particularly related to medication-related errors, errors during patient care (e.g. blood clots, pressure injuries), procedural/surgical-related errors, infections or diagnostic errors.

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Eligible Companies

Companies eligible to participate in the pitch competition must meet the following criteria:

  • Have less than $1 million in annual revenue.
  • Have raised less than $30 million in investments.
  • A CES 2024 Exhibitor

View the full rules and eligibility requirements. 

Previous CTA Foundation Pitch Winners

CES 2023
Good Maps
CES 2023 Runner Up
CES 2023 Audience Choice
CES 2022
Caregiver Smart Solutions
CES 2022 Audience Choice
CES 2021
CES 2021 Audience Choice
CES 2020
CES 2019
CES 2019
Waverly Labs