Brooklyn Bounty Pitch Competition


Are You Brooklyn’s Next Big Thing…

The Made in Brooklyn Summit’s inaugural Brooklyn Bounty competition provides a great opportunity for the best Brooklyn start-ups, small business owners and artists to compete for bragging rights, meaningful introductions to venture capitalists, potential business partners and clients as well as fellow entrepreneurs.  If your business or idea innovates your industry, supports your community or will inspire the masses we want to hear from you!

This is a seed funding competition.  Startups with over 100k in previous funding will not be considered for the competition. Applications for funding of all types of business plans for all fields are encouraged to apply such as:

Wellness | Design  | Technology | Manufacturing | Culinary

Visual Arts | Finance | Healthcare | Retail | Sustainable | Entertainment 

Awards categories

The awards and prize categories are as follows:

  • Best Start-up

  • Best Women Led Start-up

  • Best Start-up Led By A Person Of Color

  • Best Green / Sustainable Company


July 26th, 2019, 5 p.m.

Deadline to register and upload your plan in pdf or video format.

August 26th, 2019

Finalists Announced

September 24, 2019

Finalist Presentations live at City Tech



Claude Arpels

Slow Money NYC & Social Venture Circle


Matthew Burnett

CEO, Maker’s Row


Del Johnson

Principal, Backstage Capital


Alice Vilma

Managing Director, Morgan Stanley/ Innovation Lab