Student Startups Are Invited to Apply for University Pitch Competition

Top student startups from six universities will pitch their businesses at the University Pitch Madness Chicago 2019 competition on Tuesday, July 30 at Illinois Tech. Prizes totaling $10,000 will be awarded to winning teams.

The event will feature an IPRO-style exhibition by all of the student teams entered in the competition, selection of finalists (one from each university), and the finalist teams delivering their pitches to a panel of judges for the prizes.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 (Hermann Hall, 3241 S. Federal Street on Mies Campus)
4–6 p.m. Reception and All Teams Pitch
6:30–8 p.m. Keynote and Finalist Pitch

The event is free for students to attend and for startup teams to participate. The entry deadline for startup teams is end of day this Monday, July 1 (extended deadline).

The competition will include student teams from Illinois Tech, DePaul University, the University of Illinois, Michigan State University, the University of Notre Dame, and Purdue University.