foundation pitch competition

CTA Foundation Pitch Competition 

The Consumer Technology Association Foundation hosted its 2021 Pitch Competition sponsored by AARP Innovation Labs on March 31st. Seven incredible companies competed to showcase technologies that create connections.

Congratulations to Naborforce on being selected the pitch contest winner. And congratulations to Dance4Healing on being selected as the people’s choice winner by the audience.


The finalists will be judged by an outstanding panel of investors in addition to the audience-selected people’s choice winner.

Eric Hsia
Eric Hsia

Managing Director, Translink Capital

Faye Sahai
Faye Sahai

Managing Director, Vinaj Ventures

Monique Woodard
Monique Woodard

Founder and Managing Partner, Cake Ventures

Benefits for the Pitch Winner

The winner of the CTA Foundation Pitch Competition will receive the following:

  • Recognition and interview opportunities through the CTA Foundation network
  • Opportunity to be considered for the AARP Innovation Labs 2021 Grand Pitch Finale*
  • Opportunity for consideration for coaching and mentoring from AARP Innovation Labs Leadership*
  • Meeting opportunities with CTA Foundation Executives and Trustees

*companies must qualify based on final pitch competition rules and mentoring

Previous CTA Foundation Pitch Winners

CES 2020
CES 2019
CES 2019
Waverly Labs

Eligible Companies

Companies eligible to participate in the pitch competition must meet the following criteria:

  • Have less than $500,000 in annual revenue.
  • Have raised less than $10 million in investments.
  • Located in the United States.

View the full rules and eligibility requirements