10Fold Media Sharktank 2023
Rub elbows with the top broadcast and business press at the Annual Media SharkTank Charitable Event. SharkTank, now in its eleventh year, allows Bay Area executives to “test” their business pitch with top members of the print, online and broadcast media. On Thursday evening October 26th at The Box in San Francisco, you can deliver a three-minute pitch to a panel of the nation’s sharpest broadcast and business press journalists, who will provide valuable, private, 1:1 feedback based on their expert opinion.
|When:||Thursday, October 26, 2023|
|Where:||The Box, San Francisco|
REGISTER FOR MEDIA SHARKTANK 2023
Participating companies are asked to donate only $2,100 for the opportunity to interact with the media in this educational format by participating in the SharkTank media pitch. By making this donation, the executive spokesperson will present to four of our elite judges and may even have the opportunity to catch a story of their own. Proceeds from the Media SharkTank will be donated to the San Francisco BayKeeper charity.
These are our early confirmed Media Sharks for 2023 and more will be confirmed in the weeks leading up to the event!
- Don Clark: NY Times
- Heather Somerville: WSJ
- Lisa Bonos: The Washington Post
- Tom Coughlin: Forbes
- Connie Guglielmo: CNET
- Chris Metinko – Crunchbase
- Dawn Kawamoto: SF Business Journal
- Kevin Truong: San Francisco Standard
- Jon Swartz: MarketWatch
- Scott McGrew: NBC Bay Area, Press Here
- Scott Budman: NBC Bay Area
- Benjamin Pimentel: SF Examiner
- Eric Shackelford: ABC 7 Bay Area
- Larry Magid: CBS, Forbes, LA Times, San Jose Mercury News, & Huffington Post
You can also attend the networking reception with the elite broadcast and business press who panel the Media SharkTank. Network with the media panelists and B2B tech executives while enjoying a cocktail reception and hors d’ oeuvres by making a $650 donation to the San Francisco BayKeeper. Proceeds from the Media SharkTank will be donated to the San Francisco BayKeeper charity.
CEOs or executive spokespersons will deliver a private, three-minute pitch to a panel of the nation’s sharpest broadcast and business press journalists, who will provide valuable, private, 1:1 feedback based on their honest and expert opinion. Get the inside scoop like never before and learn exactly what you need to do to make it in the headlines!
Participation allows company leaders to hone their elevator and business press pitches along with their presentation skills to be more successful in the future. Companies are not guaranteed media coverage as a result of participation, though if your pitch wows our panel of media Sharks you may catch a story as past participants have.
People’s Choice Award
At the end of the evening the pitch finalists, as determined by the media, will deliver their “1-minute elevator pitch” to the full reception audience. The audience will vote and determine which participant is going home with the MST2023 People’s Choice Award!