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U.Pitch 2019 Application

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Before applying, make sure you have a YouTube or Vimeo link to your 90 second elevator pitch. This application should take about 10 minutes to complete. You can save your application information by selecting the "next" button.

  • You must be currently enrolled as a college student or have graduated from an undergraduate or graduate program within the past six months
  • If selected to participate in the Semifinal Round, you will need to be able to attend U.Pitch on Thursday, November 14 from 1PM - 8:30PM CST in Chicago, IL.
  • You will pitch live to a panel of judges and then will have an exhibit table to showcase and demo business for the chance to win the People's Choice Award.
  • The top contestants will advance to the live Finals Round open to the public.
  • You'll also be required to attend one virtual information session in the weeks prior to U.Pitch.
  • You are responsible for any travel or lodging expenses to and from U.Pitch.
  • To view the entire U.Pitch guideline handbook, click here.
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9. What type of location is this?  *This question is required.
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