LaborX Wins February Sharktank Style Pitch Event

Posted in Press by Dezzi Marshall on February 23, 2018.

Yscaira Jimenez, founder/CEO of LaborX, won for Best Pitch at Pitch Globally Media’s most recent sharktank-style pitch event held at the WeWork in Santa Monica.  As part of her prize, she gets a 30-minute session with one of the panelists as well as the opportunity to pitch to a panel of angel investors in Silicon Valley.

LaborX is a talent innovation company that improves the employability of underrepresented talent by making job placement solutions accessible via mobile technology,

She was one of 18 startups that pitched.  The other participants were Richard Dahan (Founders Bootcamp), Craig Caryl (Smart CSM), Sam Goldberg (Kr8os), Benjamin Spinola (Puritech), Elad Fish and Daphna Wegner (Clicklogic), Aser Swelam (Irse Products), Jeanine Moss (Annabis Style), Tania Rangelova (Stress Away), Boris Iskrev (Uvionix), Tammuz Dubnov (Zuzor), David Kreinces (ETFPM), David Dowling (Screentime Solutions), Alex Stone (Pet Insurer), Alden Morris (Dropapp), Joseph Quinn (Pilates Metrics), Alessandra Maderni (Shipsomnia) and James Coslett (Notional).

The panel of judges comprised of Garret Gilbertson of BLD Capitals/Band of Angels/Tech Coast Angels,  private investor and marketing strategy expert Dr. Jack Torobin and Daniel Haders of Nex3 Incubator in La Jolla and San Francisco, inventor and blockchain startup founder Wes Boudville and business mentor Jeremy Godfrey.

If you’d like to get your startup in front of some of the country’s leading investors, the next pitch event is slated for Wednesday, March 7th from 5:30-7:30pm at WeWork Downtown Los Angeles so contact to find out what you need to have in place in order to pitch. The keynote speaker and panelists will be announced as we get closer to the date of the event.


Pitch Globally, which began as Startup Mind in 2007, is the brainchild of author, speaker and entrepreneur Kaustav Chaudhuri (KC Wisdom). The organization’s strategic partner is US Angels, whose founder John Ricci is also part of Harvard Business School Angels and the Keiretsu Forum. Pitch Globally is one of the leading live events-based network of investors and entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and beyond.

Pitch Globally’s Los Angeles Chapter, which officially launched in October 2017, with Donavon Urfalian as president, aims to bring the very best local and global VC’s, mentors, startups, techies and other professionals together.

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Dezzi Rae Marshall


Pitch Globally Media – Los Angeles Chapter

(661) 678-0724