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UVM Business Pitch Competition

  • UVM - Old Mill - John Dewey Lounge 94 University Place Burlington, VT, 05405 United States (map)

The 7th Annual UVM Business Pitch Competition Is now accepting submissions from UVM students who have innovative & impactful plans to start and grow either a business or a mission-driven organization.

In order to enter and be considered:

  • Prepare an “8-minute” slide deck which outlines
    • Unique value created, industry & competitor analysis, key customers & stakeholders, operational model, financial plan, and growth potential.                                            
  • 3pm Friday April 20 - submit slide deck to your college/school’s coordinator for consideration:
    • o GSB (Erik Monsen), RESNR (Dave Kaufman), CALS (Rasheda Weaver), CEMS (Dustin Rand), others (Erik Monsen)

The selected finalists will compete:

  • 2pm to 6pm Friday May 4 in the John Dewey Lounge in Old Mill - finalists pitch business plans to panel of outside experts including
    • To Be Announced
  • 8 minutes pitch followed by 5 minutes expert Q&A
  • Cash prizes to be awarded to the top five teams
    • 1st Prize - $1600; 2nd Prize - $800; 3rd Prize - $400; 4th & 5th Prize - $200

If are interested and have clarifying questions, contact your college/school’s local coordinator, or email Dr. Erik Monsen.