CCEI Startup Challenge – Pitch Competition – $10,000

The CCEI Startup Challenge Pitch Competition is an event where $10,000 in prize money will be awarded to individuals or teams across multiple categories. Individuals or teams can pitch more than one idea, and you could win in more than one category. This competition is open to all UConn Students (all majors, levels, campuses), and the idea can be for anything – we encourage you to get creative! Five of the prize categories are listed below; the other five will be revealed at the event. Pitches will be limited to 90 seconds and will be followed by up to two minutes of Q&A. Have an idea? Pitch it!

First Five Prize Categories Revealed:

  • Best Pitch Presentation
  • Best Product Invention Idea
  • Best Mobile App Idea
  • Most Socially Responsible Idea
  • Best College Targeted Idea (“Most Likely to Succeed at UConn”)

For more information and rules, please visit the CCEI website.

Sponsored by the University of Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CCEI)
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