pitch events

A call for consumer products companies

Fresh off its January healthcare forum, the Long Island Capital Alliance is deep into planning its next innovator-meets-investor networking breakfast. This week, LICA put out a call for presenters for a pitch event featuring firms in consumer products manufacturing and distribution, with the event set for 8 a.m. May 6 at Melville’s RXR Corporate Center. Like other LICA forums, the event will give manufacturers and distributors a chance to pitch their products and operations to…


At LaunchPad, not the same old crowd

LaunchPad’s monthly pitch nights are always populated with innovative thinkers promising economic innovation, and the latest installment was no exception. Among others, pitches came from George Kramer, founder and CEO of Bohemia veterinary-tech firm Ultravet Medical Devices, and Gary German, president of Nonnatech, a New York City provider of senior care-focused digital health solutions. But setting January’s pitch night apart, according to Andrew Hazen, founder of the LaunchPad chain of coworking spaces and CEO of…