5-Minute Pitch Contest
When: April 25, 2017, 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: WPI Campus Center, 100 Institute Rd,
Eight companies from a variety of industries will pitch to the audience and four outstanding judges. Winners get cash, free office space for a year, in-kind services and recognition.
This is The Venture Forum’s 11th Annual 5-Minute Pitch Contest. It has been incredibly powerful in getting startups the visibility that they need to advance their business to the next level. Eight (8) local companies, from a variety of industries, will present. In addition, the room will have approximately 20 other businesses displaying their ideas in a poster contest before the event and during networking time. In the last 3 years, two 5-Minute Pitch CEOs have been chosen by Forbes magazine as their “30 Under 30” award recipients. Networking and food begin at 5:00. Presentations will start at 6:00. Each will have five minutes to tell their story, and five minutes to answer judges questions. Audience and judges will select their winners and awards will be announced.