SAVE THE DATE: Pressure Chamber 2023

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Name: SAVE THE DATE: Pressure Chamber 2023
Date: August 22, 2023
Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT
Event Description:
Pressure Chamber returns for its 10th year as emerging companies again compete for the coveted “golden suitcase,” as well as a reserved spot in the Chamber's exclusive Greater Madison startup meetings with top Silicon Valley investment firms this fall.

Participating companies will pitch in front of a panel of out-of-state investors, business executives and a live audience, with the winning company chosen based on a combination of judges scoring and audience votes.


The full application can be accessed at:

Pressure Chamber is open to any industry, as long as the company meets the following requirements:

-- Must be a member of the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce (startup memberships available) or support local entrepreneurial partner organizations

-- Must be located in Greater Madison or plan to locate to Greater Madison by Aug. 22, 2023

-- Must have raised at least $25,000, excluding personal investment by company founders

-- Application must be received by Friday, July 7, 2023


Pressure Chamber is presented by Michael Best.

Sponsored by the State of Wisconsin Investment Board, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation and UW–Madison Office of Business Engagement, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, American Family Ventures, Baird Capital, 4490 Ventures, HealthX Ventures, Rock River Capital Partners, WVV Capital, JP Cullen and AirDeck.

Reception Sponsor: Fetch Rewards

Design Sponsor: KennedyC
Majestic Theatre
115 King Street
Madison, WI 53703
Date/Time Information:
3-4:30 p.m. - Live Pitches
4:30-6 p.m. - Happy Hour/Networking
Free for Chamber Members and Forward Fest pass holders
$20 for Non-Members
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