Reality Capture Network and POWER Engineers Launch Startup Pitch Competition “RCN Ignite”

Reality Capture Network (RCN) is thrilled to launch RCN Ignite, a pioneering startup pitch competition set to transform the reality capture industry. RCN Ignite 2024 is in partnership with POWER Engineers, this year’s primary sponsor and collaborator. Participants will compete for $50,000 in prize value, including at least $25,000 in cash. Winners will be selected by a panel of expert judges assembled for a final round of pitches.

“We are excited to launch RCN Ignite and collaborate with POWER Engineers for this trailblazing startup pitch competition. Reality Capture Network’s mission is to foster innovation and drive progress within the reality capture industry. RCN Ignite provides a unique platform for startups to showcase their cutting-edge solutions and bring newfound innovation to all sectors of the built environment,” said Matthew Byrd, Founder & CEO of Reality Capture Network.

“POWER Engineers is proud to partner with Reality Capture Network for the RCN Ignite 2024 competition. This initiative aligns perfectly with our commitment to innovation and excellence in the engineering field. We look forward to seeing the groundbreaking ideas and technologies that will emerge from this competition, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in reality capture and beyond,” said Jason Pfaff, Chief Innovation Officer of POWER Engineers.

RCN Ignite will spotlight the reality capture startups daring to disrupt and push the boundaries of how we collect data, develop designs, and deliver solutions for tomorrow’s built environment. Eligible entries will be focused on offerings that unlock unprecedented value for owners, designers, and builders.

The finalists will pitch at RCN’s R-CON 2024 Conference in Boise, Idaho, October 8-10, 2024. This event will be a defining moment of the conference, drawing attention from industry professionals and providing finalists a chance to forge relationships with potential clients, partners, and investors.

Applications close August 9, 2024.

About Reality Capture Network: Reality Capture Network is a leading platform dedicated to advancing the reality capture industry through events, education, and innovation. With a focus on cutting-edge technology and industry collaboration, RCN strives to drive progress and create new opportunities within the built environment sectors. Learn more at

About POWER Engineers: POWER Engineers is a global consulting engineering firm specializing in integrated solutions for the power delivery, energy, facilities, environmental, and federal markets. With a commitment to innovation and excellence, POWER Engineers supports initiatives that drive technological advancements and industry growth. Learn more at

About Trailhead Boise: Trailhead Boise is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with a mission to promote economic growth and development in the greater Boise area. Trailhead plays a key role in the region’s startup and funding ecosystem by creating connections in the community, organizing pitch competitions and mentorship activities, and through its coworking space in the heart of downtown Boise. Learn more at

Thank you to the RCN Ignite 2024 partners! 

R-CON 2024 Announced

October 8 - 10, 2024
Boise, Idaho

Reserve your ticket, submit a speaker or panelist application, or explore exhibitor and sponsorship options!