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.

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Co-hosted with our select partners:
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Finalist award

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

  • $20,000 USD
  • A $5,000 USD credit on top of first Clearco capital advance
  • 1:1 business review with Clearco’s investment team
  • Access to Clearco’s benchmarking & insights technology
  • Data-driven agency and partner recommendations
  • *Additional prizes differ for each competition, based on our partner co-hosts!
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Past judges include:

Andrew D'Souza
CEO & Co-Founder, Clearco

Andrew D’Souza is the co-founder & CEO of Clearco, the biggest eCommerce investor in the world with $2.5 billion in capital deployed into 5,000+ companies to date. Andrew has raised hundreds of millions of dollars in venture capital and is an adviser and investor to companies such as WealthSimple, Properly, and Tulip Retail. Prior 
to Clearco, Andrew was the president of Nymi, a wearable platform focused on identity & security, and the COO of education startup, TopHat.

Michele Romanow
President & Co-Founder, Clearco

Tech titan Michele Romanow is an engineer and serial entrepreneur who started five companies before her 33rd birthday. Her business savvy, drive, and tenacity led her to become the youngest entrepreneur ever to star as a “Dragon” on CBC’s hit show Dragons’ Den. Michele is the Co-Founder & President of Clearco, the world's largest ecommerce investor & pay-as-you-grow pioneer that's deployed $2.5B+ in capital to 5,500+ online companies to date. Michele previously helmed SnapSaves, bought by tech giant Groupon, and, which under her leadership acquired ten of their top competitors, including & WagJag.

Michael Krakaris
Co-Founder, Deliverr

Michael Krakaris is the Co-Founder of Deliverr and a Forbes Top 30 Under 30. Deliverr is a technology-enabled 3PL provider that empowers thousands of eCommerce merchants with ultra-fast fulfillment to boost their sales. In 3 short years, Michael has helped scale Deliverr to fulfill millions of orders each year and raise hundreds of millions in venture funding to power the future of retail.

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! 

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.

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.

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

All information you share with Clearco is secured during transport and at rest. We are committed to protecting your data with military grade 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.

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