November 13th, 2014 Hatchery: Are You Serious? Last Pitches of the 2014 Year

On Thursday, the 13th of November, 2014, OLC attended Hatchery’s last event of the year, “Are You Serious? Pitches by entrepreneurs, November 2014.” Held at the offices of Chadbourne & Park, the event took place at 1301 Avenue of the Americas, New York City.

A number of entrepreneurs were screened and pre-selected to present the evening. They received feedback from a panel of investors including Sachin Jade with Klifer Capital, Adam Quinton with Lucas Point Ventures, and Dawn Kikel with 37 Angels. The floor opened up to Q&A sessions at the close of each pitch. Below is a brief rundown of startups presenting:

FundThatFlip (

Matt Rodak is the Founder and CEO of FundThatFlip, a crowdfinancing platform for residential real estate development projects.

OCX Open Capital Exchange (

Noah Smith is the Founder and CEO of Open Capital Exchange, offering business loans “with simple, fair terms.”


Mandisa Watkins is the CEO & Founder of Bownce, a site that better facilitates the connection between college sports players and coaches in the college recruiting process. ( offers on demand PR services by searching over a million journalists, bloggers and media outlets.

Kicker (

Holly Ojalvo is the Founder & CEO of Kicker, a news source for youth highlighting essential current events and must know stories.