City to host pitch event

Austin American-Statesman Sunday - - COMMUNITY NEWS - — AMER­I­CAN-STATES­MAN STAFF

The city of Austin’s In­ter­na­tional Pro­gram will host its se­cond Mid­night Pitch Event at 10 p.m. Mon­day at Austin City Hall, 301 W. Se­cond St.

Nine en­trepreneurs will take the stage to pitch their prod­ucts to an au­di­ence of Chi­nese re­tail­ers on Taobao Global, Alibaba Group’s so­lu­tion that al­lows small- to medium-size busi­nesses from out­side of China to reach Chi­nese con­sumers via buy­ing agents. Busi­nesses pitch­ing at the event are Mer­lot Skincare, Be­fore Elixir, Cu­vee Cof­fee, Rhythm Su­per­foods, Blue Av­o­cado, At­las Wear­ables, Nur­turMe, Amorada Tequila and Sneaky Apron.

The event will also fea­ture a live au­di­ence and mu­si­cal sets be­tween pitches.

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