Join us for the 2013 UMass Innovation Challenge Executive Summary and Elevator Pitch Competition. Watch up to eighteen student teams pitch their business ideas and compete for a portion of the $10,000 in prize money to be awarded that evening by the judging panel. The event is free and open to the public, no reservations are required. Refreshments will be served.
The UMass co-sponsors of the Innovation Challenge are the College of Engineering, the College of Natural Science, the Isenberg School of Management, and the UMass Innovation Institute.
The Innovation Challenge prizes are supported entirely with private funds from the following generous sponsors: Wolf Greenfield; Saint Gobain; Glass Family Endowment for Entrepreneurial Studies; Steve Luby ’84 ‘86MS; William Firestone ’78; Cantor Colburn LLP; CISCO; Raytheon; Saul Ewing; an anonymous faculty donor; Stephen Dunne ‘89; Eric ‘04 and Candy Janszen; Provenance Venture Partners; and Karen Lauter Utgoff Consulting. Visionary support from Eugene M. and Ronnie Isenberg is gratefully acknowledged.