ShowStoppers LaunchIt at CES 2017 is the only curated pitch award event for young innovative and disruptive start-ups and entrepreneurial companies exhibiting in the Eureka Park TechZone in CES 2017.  Eureka Park is a must-visit showcase destination at CES for anyone looking to see transformative new products, services, apps and revenue models.

ShowStoppers LaunchIt is about giving innovative entrepreneurs a shot at getting the attention of angel investors on the lookout for innovation and new ventures.  It’s also about gaining additional visibility with other industry influencers and dealmakers, as well as with the press who are always looking for the ‘what’s new’ story at CES.

The New York Angels (http://www.newyorkangels.com) is coordinating support for ShowStoppers LaunchIt.  This group is one of the largest and oldest angel investing groups.  It’s committed to identifying, funding and mentoring great young companies – from pitch preparation and pitch through exit.

The companies selected to pitch at ShowStoppers LaunchIt will be chosen based on investment criteria such as potential market opportunity, defensible innovative edge, risk, realistic financial model, management team, scalability, and exit strategy.

Get a shot at funding and other prizes plus ….

  • Pitch preparation for each selected company from former Accenture CEO and a venture capital partner, McAdory Lipscomb Jr.
  • The winning company will also receive complementary exhibit space at the ShowStoppers @ CES press reception that takes place Tuesday, January 6 from 6 – 10 pm at the Wynn Hotel.  This annual showcase delivers more than 1500 members of the media and other influencers.
  • One day of consulting services from MSIPR, a technology public relations agency

Event Resources

Very  Simple:
Interested companies apply through this Gust – the Global Platform For Startup Funding featuring the Largest Collection Of Investors!

A panel of experienced Angel investors, venture capitalists and selected journalists (organized by the New York Angels) will pre-screen the company submissions.

ShowStoppers LaunchIt judges will select 12 companies from the more than 300 innovative and entrepreneurial startups that will exhibit in Eureka Park, a TechZone at CES 2017.

Every selected company gets 4-minutes to pitch to the audience and a panel of judges, that includes VCs, analysts, press and others.  A brief Q/A period follows each pitch.

Our Supporters

Contact Us

David Leon
Partner – ShowStoppers
Tel: +1 845 638 3527
Cell +1 845 821 6123
Lauren Merel
Sales Associate
Cell +1 908-692-6068

About ShowStoppers

ShowStoppers is the global leader in press and business events, spanning the United States, Europe and Asia for more than 23 years.

It produces events that bring together select journalists, bloggers, media influencers, industry and financial analysts, venture capitalists and business executives — for press conferences, product introductions, sneak previews, hands-on product demonstrations and strategic dealmaking.

It also facilitates company launches and pitch programs for start-ups, and more.

ShowStoppers produces the official press events at CE Week, IFA, Israel Dealmakers Summit, and NAB — and is an official partner of CTA, the Consumer Technology Association.

Event Details

ShowStoppers Launch @ CES


4 Jan. 2017
2:30 – 4:30  pm

Event Brochure


Mandalay Bay
Las Vegas
Palm Ballroom