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Pace Pitch Contest 2019 (NYC)

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You won’t have to deliver your big idea in an elevator, but you could get the chance to pitch to a panel of judges. Apply by Monday, March 25, for your chance to win first prize: $1,000 in cash.

Now in its 15th year, the annual Pace Pitch Contest is based on the “elevator pitch” concept popular in the venture capital community. It’s an extremely concise presentation of an entrepreneur’s idea, business model, marketing strategy, competitive analysis, and financial plan, which is delivered to potential investors. The premise is that it could be made in a few minutes, should the entrepreneur spot a potential investor on an elevator and have the opportunity to pitch their idea during the brief ride.

Each finalist will have exactly three minutes to pitch their new venture idea to a distinguished panel of judges and an enthusiastic audience. A $1,000 cash prize is awarded to the winner of the contest.

Monday, April 22
5:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Bianco Room
NYC Campus

For a full list of guidelines and to reserve your spot, check out the Entrepreneurship Lab website! The deadline to apply is Monday, March 25.

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