SEATTLE – (BUSINESS WIRE) – December 1, 2021–
GlossWire is delighted to announce the finalists for its global virtual pitch competition. Finalists will have the opportunity to present their brand stories to a panel of esteemed judges on Thursday, December 2 at 4:00 pm EST for a grand prize of US $ 10,000.
“It is with great pleasure that I announce the finalists for the GlossWire Global Pitch Competition,” said Kimberly Carney, Founder and CEO of GlossWire. “We are delighted with the diversity of submissions from around the world. It’s a testament to the unparalleled opportunity that GlossWire’s global reach brings to our pitch competitions. “
The competition format includes a 2 minute pitch and live Q&A with a panel of esteemed judges. The panel of expert judges is made up of Cindy Engstrom, Solomomo; Guia Golden, Instagram; Joe Wong, Baxter of California; Mike Osorio, Tori Richard; Sade Strehlke, Popsugar; and Susanah Zeffiro, Spotify. Karsten Newbury, Technology Executive and member of the GlossWire Advisory Board, will be the moderator of the event.
“I will always strive to support diverse and inspiring beauty brands, and I love knowing that the funding provided by the GlossWire pitch competition directly builds their momentum,” said Susanah Zeffiro, Spotify’s senior client partner for the beauty and judge of the pitch competition. “To have a front row seat for the stories of these incredible founders, and to be among my fellow industry judges in the process, is truly an honor.”
GlossWire has received applicants all over the world including Canada, Colombia, Germany, UK, US and more. Special congratulations to our top 12 finalists: 4EVER MAGIC COSMETICS, Auda B, AveSeena, Beauty Cygalle, Fortify + Natural Anti-Germ Skin Care, Immunocology, Inner soul, MASAMI, Mind Naturals, NFZD Beauty, Rossario Georges, and Wise.
“It’s impressive to see how beauty brands have launched and evolved over the past few years,” said Sade Strehlke, editor-in-chief of Popsugar. “I look forward to hearing directly from the top 12 finalists on how they plan to expand their product offering with potential funding from GlossWire. “
The event was created to give GlossWire’s more than 150 partner brands the opportunity to benefit from global exposure, professional mentoring and funding that can be used immediately for growth and expansion.
“It is a great honor to sit with such an incredible group of industry professionals and to serve as a judge for the GlossWire Global Pitch Competition. The 12 finalists represent next generation beauty brands, industry leaders in product innovation and marketing, diversity, purpose and storytelling, ”said Mike Osorio, Tori Richard Vice President Retail & Marketing. “I am delighted to hear their arguments and to be part of this effort to provide them with exposure to the people and resources that will accelerate their impact and sustainable growth.” “
Register in advance for this Zoom Live event on December 2, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. EST:
GlossWire’s B2B2C app and online shopping platform provide its portfolio of beauty brands with real-time insight into consumer buying behavior patterns. A two-sided global marketplace, GlossWire’s B2B data hub aims to meet consumer demand and increase profitability. For consumers, the B2C shopping side is fueled by consumer preferences using personalization to connect consumers to brands. Giving beauty brands valuable real-time information through a fun and seamless user experience is what makes the GlossWire platform the digital leader in real-time global business intelligence for consumers. The company is owned by Wire Holdings, Inc. and is backed by a range of leading private angel investors in beauty, retail and technology. For more information, visit www.glosswire.com.
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