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SelectUSA Pitch Competition
Submission Deadline: March 15, 2023

The SelectUSA Pitch Competition connects early-stage and startup companies with the opportunity for advancement in the U.S. market. Participants can pitch their business idea to a panel of U.S. and Georgian investors, and the winner will have the opportunity to attend the 2023 SelectUSA Investment Summit, which will host companies from all over the world in the U.S. state of Maryland. The SelectUSA Investment Summit is the top event in the United States for Foreign Direct Investment promotion, connecting investors, companies, economic development organizations, and industry experts to investment opportunities in the United States. https://www.selectusasummit.us/ 

The Competition will take place on March 22, 2023 – 18:00-20:00 Tbilisi Time at Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel.

Download Application Form Here (Word 2 MB)


One free entry ticket (value $1,095 USD) to the international Select USA Investment Summit in Maryland from May 1-4. (Airfare and travel expenses are not included.)

  • Recognition on the U.S. Embassy website and social media page
  • A feature in Investor.ge Magazine 


  • Founded on or after January 1, 2013
  • Up to $10 million annual revenue
  • Fewer than 40 total employees
  • Develops a new technology product or service, or delivers an existing technology to market in new ways
  • Plans to expand to the United States within the next 2-3 years

Application Deadline: March 15, 2023

Please submit the filled-out application form by March 15, 2023 to TbilisiPOLECON@state.gov with the subject title: SelectUSA Pitch Competition

The U.S. Embassy will contact the companies selected to participate in the Pitch competition. 

Contact TbilisiPOLECON@state.gov for inquires