Will your startup idea fly?

Come to Huntsville to find out! 


Will This Fly? provides a platform for the region's innovators to pitch their ideas. Finalists get the stage to tell startup investors, mentors, and potential partners why their concept is awesome, in three minutes or less. 

Pitch your business idea to accelerators and investors from across the South East.  Will This Fly? is open to participants that have started or are planning to start a business in Alabama, with particular emphasis in Madison, Morgan and Limestone Counties. 

Companies will be judged according to the following criteria:

  • Team: We are looking for well rounded teams with relevant experience and the ability to execute.
  • Potential:  We are looking for problems worth solving, that address an unmet need with substantial market. We are particularly interested in startups that can show early traction or significant validation of their business model.
  • Solution: We are looking for differentiated solutions that are not within a crowded competitive landscape and have protectable intellectual property.
  • Early Stage: We are looking for startups that have raised less than $1M in funding and have a prototype or Minimum Viable Product.