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HAYVN HATCH - Female Founder Pitch Night Series

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    Mon, March 18, 2024 (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM)

320 Boston Post Road
Darien, CT 06820
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HAYVN HATCH is LIVE! In person at HAYVN on Monday, March 18, 2024 5:30-7:30pm.

HAYVN HATCH is a unique women-centric pitch night, brought to you by founders HAYVN Coworking with VentureMom.com, Realist Ventures & P Garyn Productions.

Our missions align. We support female founders. Women who have started businesses and need funding, exposure, marketing and growth.

You’ll hear from 5 female entrepreneurs who are ready to grow. 

Please come meet the amazing founders & teams behind the incredible new businesses that will be pitching LIVE on March 18, 2024 from 5:30 - 7:30pm.

We'll have wine and lite bites offered by local entrepreneurs, with networking before and after.  The main event will begin at 6:15pm.

This is the one to attend!


GENERAL ADMISSION: $25 HAYVN Members ($35 non-members)


MEET THE PRESENTERSWatch our Presenter’s Video


Áine Kapell, Alchemist Laboratories, Instagram

  • Passionate chemists creating scientific solutions for beauty and wellbeing

Ann Guerrera, Alchemist Laboratories, Instagram

  • Passionate chemists creating scientific solutions for beauty and wellbeing

Kara Mac, Kara Mac Shoes, LinkedIn

  • The World's First Instantly Convertible Shoe from Heel to Toe

Robin Saidov, Your Energy Footprint, LinkedIn

  • Our mission is to help you understand whether or not solar is a good financial investment for you and your home.

Suzanne Dawson, Downsize Managers, LinkedIn

  • Whether you're preparing to sell your home or liquidate a loved one's estate, we're here to help. We handle each situation with the goal of making it a positive and manageable experience.

Juliette Blake, Moxies, LinkedIn

  • Moxies is the next generation social ecosystem powered by girls, creating a healthy, safe + inclusive digital future.


  • Master of Ceremonies: Kendra Farn, Founder, P Garyn Productions
  • Judge: Michael Duda, Bullish Inc.
  • Judge: Brenda Thickett, Women’s Business Development Council
  • Judge: Michelle Volberg, Founder of Twill
PRIZE PACKAGE: $5,000+ value

HAYVN, VentureMom, Realist Ventures and P Garyn Productions are committed to helping our female founders grow with a thoughtful prize package featuring professional guidance & support from domain specialists - all targeted to growth.

  • OFFICE a desk at HAYVN - in our ‘SAFE’ HAYVN. Winners will receive a one month BRANCH (Flex Desk + social) membership at HAYVN in Darien, CT. Become part of the HAYVN community!
  • FUNDING STRATEGY with Realist Ventures. Meet with Marie to discuss your funding stage & future plans and for thoughtful, strategic guidance for growth.
  • VIDEO STRATEGY with P Garyn Productions. Meet for 1 hour with Kendra, an Emmy Award winning television news reporter & anchor, to discuss specific ways your business could use video cost-effectively across platforms to meet your goals.
  • PRESS with VentureMom.com. Winners receive a feature in the VentureMom blog, a marketplace page to sell their service or product, and a 1 hour consultation.
  • STRATEGY AND FINANCE with Connecticut Small Business Development Center. Meet with Christine for a 1 hour review of your strategic goals & to create financial projections.
  • LEGAL with Murtha Cullina, Attorney. Meet with Alexis for a 1 hour consultation to discuss the legal work typically involved with starting or running a business and create a corporate compliance checklist tailored to your needs.
  • EMAIL MARKETING REVIEW with Digital Retail Partners. Deb will review email service providers, list growth strategies, provide automations and design feedback with tactical recommendations to improve your email marketing.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA with Sheed Communications. Nancy will conduct a social media review and audit of the winners’ digital footprint and offer suggestions for improvement and strategies for greater engagement.
  • BRANDING with New Leaf Graphic Design. Meet with Kim for an hour to review any existing brand assets and get recommendations for making your brand more meaningful, memorable and effective.
MEET OUR FOOD VENDORSYou’ll enjoy light bites and beverages from these fine vendors!
  • Breakfast Belle
  • D's Kitchen
  • Gratsi
  • Kinney Lane
  • Mama Hu's
  • Owl's Brew
  • Rose Sisters Chips
What is HAYVN HATCH like? Watch the Videos!
  • Hatch Virtual (January 24th, 2022 event video)
  • Hatch Live Version at HAYVN

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