Episode 1: WordPress Startup Challenge

After a month of post production it’s finally here!

Wondering what the WordPress startup community is up to? Check out these 4 new startups and join in to hear the judges rate their pitch and business model.

Listen to the audio version

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What’s this all about?

If you didn’t catch the original post, I’ve been working on a Shark Tank or a Demo Day like show for young WordPress startups. Along with coaching and consulting WordPress startups, I receive a lot of pitches for new ideas and business models.

So why not create another piece of great Matt Report content?

Enter the WordPress Startup Challenge!

I invited 4 early stage WordPress startups to pitch to a panel of veteran WordPress entrepreneurs. In the pitch, they tell us what their product or service is all about, what pain points their solving and how they plan on growing. The judges provide their feedback about the pitch and pick their favorite at the end. The pilot episode (I feel) was amazing.

It was great to have 4 contestants share their ideas and business plan along with the judges providing excellent actionable feedback. Everyone did an amazing job and I can’t thank them enough for working through the pilot episode with me.

That said, there’s a lot of logistics and time spent to put together a show like this and it’s why I’m opening it up for “donations” and sponsorship.

Just 5 bucks (or name your price)

If you’re a fan of the show and you want to see it continue, that’s all I’m asking for. What will that $5 score you?

  • In the credits of the next episode
  • Membership access to the uncut version of the pilot episode
  • Access to the the contestants “biggest challenge” questions and the judges response


Want to sponsor the next episode? Contribute $200 for…

  • Same access as above
  • a 140 character ad read in the episode
  • Banner placement on the show page

Questions? Contact me.
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The Judges:

The Startups:

  • Ben Sibley of SupportDash.com


This content was originally published here.