Innovation Challenge: The Minute Pitch

Event Details

October 25, 2017
5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Campus Center

Room: Amherst Room

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available

$100,000 up for grabs … it’s time to #hustle.

The Innovation Challenge is a four-part cross-campus entrepreneurship competition that launches promising ventures to the next levels of startup. Mentors will be on hand to provide feedback. Prize money is awarded at three stages of the Innovation Challenge. Teams may enter at any point of the competition.

The Minute Pitch: 60 seconds … $1,000. Sound good? Get started and test venture ideas in front of a panel of judges. Mentors will be on site to provide feedback. No written business models or plans required. $2,500 in seed money awarded to the four teams, the top three and the audience choice winner, as determined by the judges.