The DMC Discovery Square Investors & Innovators Forum is the perfect venue for start-ups, spin-offs, and experienced entrepreneurs to pitch their pioneering ideas, technologies, or solutions.
Now in its second year, Destination Medical Center (DMC) will bring together investors and innovators from around the state to foster conversation, encourage collaboration, and grow partnerships in hopes of advancing healthcare at the 2017 Investors & Innovators Event on Tuesday, October 10.
Semifinalist, Life Sciences Division
MN Cup is a startup competition and hub to connect Minnesota’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. We support emerging entrepreneurs through events, educational programming and an annual startup competition that provides them with tools, resources and support to launch and accelerate the development of their new ventures.
Open to entrepreneurs of all ages, the elevator pitch at the Young Entrepreneur Convention is the largest 90-second pitch competition in the United States.
1st place, Best High Growth Business Model
The Hawkeye Innovation Expo features entrepreneurs' and small business owners' ventures from around the Iowa City and Cedar Rapids area. Members from the University of Iowa's Founders Club showcased their ventures and competed for prize money.
Winner, OEN Lightning Round (T-5th)
Presented by the University of Oregon’s Lundquist College of Business, the New Venture Championship is the original six-round business competition for graduate students. Founded in 1992, NVC is the premiere international entrepreneurial investment competition.
Teams from around the world and the United States defend their business plans to a panel of esteemed judges for valuable feedback. Students collaborate with business tycoons to create successful venture and capture the attention of angel investors.
Top 15, Midwest
TigerLaunch is the nation's largest student-run inter-collegiate entrepreneurship competition, hosted by the Princeton Entrepreneurship Club at Princeton University and with the support of many other student partner entrepreneurship associations across the country.
The international finals for Saint Louis University's Real Elevator Pitch Competition were hosted downtown St. Louis, MO. Open to students across the globe, this unique competition consists of pitching to venture capitalists and exceptional businesspeople on an elevator. Universal Prosthetics was selected to pitch to two elite judges in a Tesla Model S in an exclusive top-3 round. Read more
The Rose Francis Elevator Pitch Competition is open to all University of Iowa students. The annual elevator competition invites student businesses to present their pitch to a panel of local entrepreneurs and executives.