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Aquillius Pitch Competition

The Aquillius Pitch Competition provides the opportunity for founders to showcase their companies and win FREE incubee membership and lab or office space at Aquillius for 1 year*. 

Startup companies have the opportunity to learn from experts during a “Getting Your Company Investment Ready” workshop to develop or refine their executive summary and pitch deck presentation. 

In partnership with the San Diego Angel Conference and TheBrink, the winner will also receive a free application to enter the SDAC and have the opportunity to compete for a $200,000* investment.


Nov 23, 2022
11:59 pm

Applications for Aquillius Pitch Competition due

Fill out the application form and submit it to

Dec 08, 2022

"Getting Your Company Investment Ready" Workshop

Dec 30, 2022
11:59 pm

Final pitch deck and executive summary due

Jan 09, 2023

Semi-finalists announced

Jan 16-20, 2023

Semi-finalists pitches in front of judge panel (Virtual)

Jan 20, 2023

Finalists announced

Jan 31, 2023

Pitch day competition & Networking (In-Person)

Aquillius | 10918 Technology Pl. San Diego CA 92127
Finalists pitches and awards.


  • 1 year Aquillius membership for 1 person
  • 1 year Aquillius lab space (one 6-ft lab bench) or 1 year Aquillius office space (one cubicle)
  • Prizes valued up to $42,000 (equity-free)
  • Winner has up to one year to redeem the prize
  • Winner also gets a free application into the San Diego Angel Conference
  • Click here for the official contest rules and terms