CAP A to judge and award the winners of the DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch events with cash investments

CHARLESTON, SC:  April 2, 2014 – Capital A Partners has committed to award the winners of DIG SOUTH’s Wild Pitch events with cash investments.   $10,000 will be invested in the winner of the Wild Pitch: Accelerators, and $2,500 will be invested in the winner of the Wild Pitch: Students.   The Wild Pitch events take place during the DIG SOUTH Interactive Festival and Conference in Charleston on April 10 at 11:00am-1:00pm and 3:00pm-5:00pm respectively.

“CAP A is thrilled not only to provide this early stage financial support to regional entrepreneurs, but also to have this exclusive involvement with DIG SOUTH as the only investor committing investment dollars to entrepreneurs right on the spot!,” stated David Mendez, General Partner of Capital A Partners.   Mendez will serve alongside other volunteers as a judge for both pitch events, as well as on the Strategic Startup Positioning panel held on the same day.

“CAP A’s investment to the pitch winners exemplifies their commitment to the startup community, and we are proud to have them as an integral part of DIG SOUTH”, added Stanfield Gray, Founder of the annual conference.   The 2nd Annual DIG SOUTH Interactive Festival and Conference is being held on April 9-13 in Charleston.


                  DIG SOUTH is the Southeast’s interactive festival celebrating innovation and the digital economy.  The 5-day festival and 2-day interactive conference includes high-level presenters, innovative startups, the Wild Pitch events, a 2-day tech and creative industry expo, a 1-day Culturama featuring the Digathlon plus HACKCharleston Challenge, national touring bands, Space Walk tours, Halsey microcinema, dine arounds, craft beer gardens and unlimited networking opportunities. For more information, go to

Tickets for the Wild Pitch: Accelerators event are $10, while admission to the Wild Pitch: Students event is free to the general public.   Tickets can be purchased at