These startups are heading to Richard Branson’s private island

CNN Reports: Founders of Bloom Technologies, Giroptic and Sphero pitch directly to Richard Branson.

What’s it like to pitch to Richard Branson? Soon, three startups will know firsthand.

As part of the Extreme Tech Challenge, entrepreneurs from three companies will travel to Necker Island, Branson’s private island, and pitch their business directly to the titan.

Sphero, Bloom Technologies and Giroptic beat out over 1,000 other startups. Each will get 15 minutes to present to Branson and several other judges.

Pitch day is the final round of the six-month challenge, which is run by nonprofit MaiTai Global.


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