City to host pitch event
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.