U.Pitch 2020: Pitch your startup idea in front of hundreds of entrepreneurs and investors

Deadline: September 30, 2020 23:59 (CEST)| Apply here
Eligibility: U.Pitch contestants must be currently enrolled as a college student or have graduated from an undergraduate or graduate program within the past six months. Contestants must have started a company OR simply have an idea to start a company (must be a for-profit venture and headquartered in the United States).
Location: Online

U.Pitch 2020

U.Pitch is a prestigious national elevator pitch competition where top collegiate founders showcase business ideas to accomplished entrepreneurs and investors.

The event brings together the best students from a cross-section of universities in this ultimate national elevator pitch competition.

In just 90 seconds, students compete for national recognition and a prize pool of $10,000.

Ready to change your life in 90 seconds?

At U.Pitch, all it takes is 90 seconds. 90 seconds to go from “just an idea” to an idea that’s been reviewed by top talent in the startup ecosystem, validated, and ultimately awarded a piece of $10,000.

Why attend?

  • Industry Agnostic
    We accept almost every type of business idea and industry
  • Networking Opportunity
    Make meaningful connections across the entrepreneurship ecosystem
  • Access to 1871
    Participants will have exclusive access to the 1871 tech incubator space
  • High-Profile Judges
    Get feedback from top entrepreneurs, investors, and business leaders
  • Peer Community
    Build supportive relationships with young entrepreneurs across the U.S.
  • Showcase Your Business
    Showcase your business during the finals pitch round
  • Recognition for Your Business
    Participants generate valuable business recognition at this high-profile event
  • Post-Event Opportunities
    Opportunity to take advantage of additional programs to grow your business

Interested in applying for the U.Pitch 2020? Register your participation by following the registration link and by taking the suggested steps.

PS: This application should take about 10 minutes to complete. Before applying, make sure you have a YouTube or Vimeo link to your 90-second elevator pitch. You can save your application information by clicking the “Save and Continue Later” button at the bottom of the page.

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