Clearco’s data-driven pitch competition is for the boldest, most innovative high-growth founders in the online space. Apply now for the chance to pitch your business live to an esteemed panel of judges, and receive up to $75,000 in prizes for your online business.

Your sales & marketing accounts must be connected during the application process to be eligible as a finalist.

Application deadline is May 22nd, 2022.

May 26th
2pm-3:30pm ET
Co-hosted with our select partners:

Finalist award

Apply now for the chance to pitch your business to an esteemed panel of judges, and for the chance to receive:

  • $10,000 USD
  • A $5,000 USD credit on top of first Clearco capital advance
  • 3 months of a free plan with Justuno
  • $2K credit towards your Omnisend account
  • 2 months free with Tapcart
  • AirPods Max headphones, courtesy of Tapcart
  • 1:1 business review with Clearco’s investment team
  • Access to Clearco’s benchmarking & insights technology
  • Data-driven agency and partner recommendations
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Meet our judges:

Erik Christiansen
CEO & Co-Founder, Justuno

Erik has over 20 years of experience in e-commerce and tech, with a focus on sustainable growth and product development. His leadership is centered around a customer-first philosophy, to empower and strengthen business owners at every stage.

Sina Mobasser
Founder & COO, Tapcart

Sina Mobasser is a Founder & COO of Tapcart, a Shopify Plus Certified App that empowers ecommerce merchants to launch a mobile app and connect with shoppers via push notifications. Previously, Sina founded TestMax, which launched the first test prep courses on the iPhone & iPad. He al created Pop Quiz, one of the first iPhone apps and a Top 10 free app. Sina grew up in Los Angeles and went to UCLA.

Gabe Macaluso
Director of Customer Success, Omnisend

Gabe Macaluso currently serves as the Director of Customer Success at Omnisend. He has been active in the email marketing and the ecommerce space over the last 8+ years where he has worked with a number of IR1000 retailers. Macaluso is a published contributor including one of the highest rated blog posts with Shopify Plus and has presented at a number of industry events on the importance and success of omnichannel marketing and commerce. Most recently, he had the pleasure of discussing the latest trends with noted social media influencer and blogger, Neil Patel.

Event information

In order to qualify, please fill out the full application and ensure your sales & marketing accounts are connected during or shortly after sign-up. Your participation is dependent on the number of applicants we receive, your online performance data, and the judges we have on the panel each episode.

ClearPitch is a data-driven competition, and the finalists are selected based on their online performance which we're able to analyze via connected accounts. Connecting your sales & marketing accounts will increase your chances of being chosen as a finalist! 

The event is 100% online. The goal is to let people from everywhere apply and pitch their brand.

If selected as a finalist, you will be notified by Clearco a week before the ClearPitch date via email. You will be provided with all event details and asked to join a 30 min. prep call in advance of the pitch competition. Clearco also offers a 1:1 pitch deck review ahead of the competition date.

A prepared 10 minute presentation of your company to date, business model, and investment round, if applicable.

  • An Executive Summary or background on your company: where you came from, what you do, how the idea came about, and where you stand today.
  • Business growth strategy
  • How many team members.
  • Why there’s a need in the market for your product.
  • How much you’re looking to raise.
  • What you’d use the capital for
  • What differentiates you from the competition?
  • Stats: your revenues (with projections), reviews, return rate, average order value, returning customer rate, order numbers, etc.

All information you share with Clearco is secured during transport and at rest. We are committed to protecting your data with encryption (RSA-4096 and AES-256). We also limit what we have access to. We can never see your login information for any of your connected accounts, we only have “read” level access to the data you share with us – in other words, we are never able to change or modify in any way your shared data. We have securely connected more than 30,000 customer data sources. See our privacy policy for more details.

Are you ready?

Apply now and connect your sales and marketing accounts for the chance to pitch your business and win up to $75,000 worth of prizes!

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