First Pitch: Aerospace + Drones Flies High

First Pitch Event Draws Investors, Entrepreneurs from Electronics, Agriculture, Aerospace and More

First Pitch: Aerospace + Drones convened June 24th, 2015 at the Citrix Startup Accelerator. Startups ranging from agtech to wildfire monitoring to air freight to air traffic control presented, alongside investors and accelerators.

"I'm impressed with the quality of innovators that come to CTC. A great group of speakers and attendees. Very happy to have participated."

Ravi Belani, Managing Partner, Alchemist Accelerator

Presentations from investors and accelerators included the Citrix Startup Accelerator, Innovation Endeavors, Alchemist Accelerator and Highway1.

Startups making pitches ranged from agtech companies TerrAvion and SlantRange to various angles on safety by companies like Terra-Vista and Acellent Technologies. For the full agenda, visit the event page here

The First Pitch format is typical of a demo day, though the California Technology Council uses a changing set of judges for each First Pitch event, based on industrial themes.

For more on the June 24th event, see a selection of photos from the event in the CTC Gallery here

For more on First Pitch, visit the initiative page here