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Innovation Challenge: The Seed Pitch

Event Details

November 29, 2017
9:00 am-5:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center

Room: S415

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 Seed Pitch: Form your business model and perfect your elevator pitch. Convince the judges how and why your venture will be successful. $15,000 in seed money awarded to select teams as determined by the judges.



The Integrative Learning Center is located in the center of campus, between the campus pond and the Campus Center.