SelectUSA Tech

The SelectUSA Tech program serves eligible international tech startups developing innovative technology products/services and planning to expand to the U.S. market within the next 2-3 years

We provide services to support their U.S. expansion efforts and create space for them to make connections to the U.S. startup ecosystem.

SelectUSA Tech Pitching Sessions

At the 2024 SelectUSA Investment Summit, held June 23-26, SelectUSA Tech startups from around the world competed in this year’s pitching sessions.

Over 260 startups applied for a spot in one of eight industry pitching sessions. 70 startups, representing 37 markets, pitched onsite at the 2024 SelectUSA Investment Summit.  The winner of each pitching session participated in the World Finals pitching session.

The judging panels were impressed with the quality of pitches companies delivered. SelectUSA commends startups on their presentations. Congratulations to the winners of each session!

Place Session Organization Market

World Finals Pitching Session

1st World Finals Pitching Session Syenta Australia

CleanTech Pitching Session

1st Pitching Session 1 Kumulus Water Tunisia
2nd Pitching Session 1 WattAnywhere  Switzerland
3rd Pitching Session 1 Parostok  Ukraine
1st Pitching Session 2 ENSO United Kingdom
2nd Pitching Session 2 BUYO Bioplastics Company Limited  Vietnam
3rd Pitching Session 2 Graphjet Technology  Malaysia

HealthTech Pitching Session

1st Pitching Session 1 EndoSemio Taiwan 
2nd Pitching Session 1 Paragate Medical Ltd.  Israel
3rd Pitching Session 1 RephImmune Biotechnology Inc.  Taiwan
1st Pitching Session 2 Sequentify Israel 
2nd Pitching Session 2 Synaptive Medical Inc. Canada
3rd Pitching Session 2 FathomX Pte. Ltd.  Singapore

ICT/Software Pitching Session

1st Pitching Session 1 Syenta Australia
2nd Pitching Session 1 Education First Nigeria Limited Nigeria
3rd Pitching Session 1 NeonRain Studio Jordan
1st Pitching Session 2 Spendbase Inc. Ukraine 
2nd Pitching Session 2 Commsignia Kft.  Hungary
3rd Pitching Session 2 Softude Infotech Pvt. Ltd.  India

OpenTech Pitching Session

1st Pitching Session 1 The Makers Global Sri Lanka
2nd Pitching Session 1 Rivool Finance  Brazil
3rd Pitching Session 1 Kokomodo Ltd.  Israel
1st Pitching Session 2 OroraTech Germany 
2nd Pitching Session 2 Charco Science and Research Co., Ltd.  Taiwan
3rd Pitching Session 2 Lawformer  Georgia

Eligibility Criteria

To engage with SelectUSA Tech, startups must be:

  • Headquartered outside the United States, and
  • Developing innovative technology products/services, and
  • Looking to the United States market for expansion within the next 2-3 years.

SelectUSA Tech startups must also meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • 0-10 years old (Founded on/after January 1, 2014)
  • 0-40 employees
  • $0-10M in annual revenue

SelectUSA Investment Summit

The 2024 SelectUSA Investment Summit featured exciting opportunities and programming, including: 

  • Exclusive space in the SelectUSA Tech Pavilion to present, share, and network their tech product and/or service
  • Informational sessions on investment trends and opportunities in key industry subsectors, and more 
  • Tech industry pitching sessions 
  • Networking opportunities: 
    • in the SelectUSA Tech Pavilion in the Exhibition Hall, 
    • on the SelectUSA ShoApp, and
    • in industry networking sessions
  • Exclusive opportunities for Select Global Women in Tech Mentorship Network participants

Year-Round Services

SelectUSA provides year-round services to support tech startups in their U.S. expansion efforts, including: 

  • Geographically neutral data and counseling services
  • Connections to federal agencies and our vast network of economic development organizations 
  • Access to the Select Global Women in Tech Mentorship Network (for women)
  • Networking opportunities, onsite at the Investment Summit, and through year-round programming

We create the space for SelectUSA Tech startups to make connections to the U.S. startup ecosystem, including with: 

  • service providers
  • support organizations (accelerators/ incubators)
  • universities/research organizations
  • funding organizations

While we create opportunities for connections to various organizations, we do not guarantee any connections or access to funding sources.