4th Annual U.Pitch National Elevator Pitch Competition and Showcase

Date(s) - 11/16/17
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor

Hosted by
Future Founders

4th Annual U.Pitch National Elevator Pitch Competition and Showcase

Thu, November 16, 2017 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Join Future Founders on Thursday, November 16 from 5:30-8:30pm for the 4th Annual U.Pitch National Elevator Pitch Competition & Showcase. During the event, top students from universities all over the nation will compete in the ultimate elevator pitch competition for incredible exposure, connections, and part of a $10,000 cash prize pool!

The winners of the semifinals round will present their 90-second elevator pitches on a for-profit business or idea in the live Finals round in front of hundreds of people from the community and to a judging panel of top entrepreneurs, investors, and VCs.

Click here to apply to compete in the competition.

Eighteen semifinalist students will then participate in an expo-style showcase in which you, the audience, will vote on which business or idea should win the People’s Choice prize.

Registration and networking begins at 5:30pm with complimentary food and drinks. The event will begin promptly at 6:00pm.

Group rates are also available. Reach out to ethan@futurefounders.com to learn more.

Future Founders is also pleased to announce some big names for the Finals Round judging at U.Pitch 2017:

Shradha Agarwal
President & Co-Founder
Outcome Health

Laura Bailey
SVP Community Development Banking/Community Finance
Capital One

Dima Elissa
CEO & Founder

Logan LaHive
Managing Director
Techstars Chicago

Matthew Rooda
President & CEO
SwineTech, Inc.
(2016 U.Pitch Winner)

Alisha Slye
Global Director
Blackstone LaunchPad



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