The company goes to the finals in San Francisco in May to compete for the $1 Million Grand Prize in Investment
KWHCoin, the blockchain-based energy company using a digital currency that converts renewable distributed energy resources to digital tokens, today announces that it has won the Startup World Cup Regional Championship at the World Blockchain Summit that took place in Nairobi, Kenya March 22-23, 2018. KWHCoin now advances to the finals in San Francisco to compete for the $1 million grand prize in investment.
The finals will take place during the Startup World Cup 2018 Showcase on May 11, 2018, at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm PDT. Attendees will learn the secrets to success from the innovative and disruptive startups. Top Silicon Valley VCs, angels, corporate representatives, incubators, accelerators, and startups will be attending the event.
“It is exciting that we are going to the finals in San Francisco. We were in great company at the World Blockchain Summit, and winning at the regionals is a testament to our team’s hard work and passion,” said Girard Newkirk, KWHCoin Founder, and CEO.
During his presentation at the regional competition, Newkirk successfully pitched KWHCoin’s mission, business model and plans for the future to a discerning panel of judges in less than the five-minute time limit given to all pitchers. The judges were impressed with the company’s vision and presentation.
To learn more about the Startup World Cup visit http://www.startupworldcup.io/grand-finale-2018
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