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Columbia Engineering

Columbia Fast Pitch Competition 2019

OPEN TO ALL COLUMBIANS (Including Teachers College and Barnard)


Do you have a startup idea? Would you like feedback from CU alumni? Enter the Fast Pitch competition and win money to support your idea. (Or come watch other Columbians pitch!)

This is a great opportunity to practice and perfect a 60-second pitch of your business to a panel of judges that includes successful Columbia alumni and members of the NYC venture community. $5000 is at stake! There will be a $2000 prize pool solely for undergraduates and a $3000 pool for the best overall pitches. Find out more details here.

Register Here

Event timeline:

Nov 1: Video pitches (drafts) due at midnight, no professional editing required, just a pitch!

Submit online – we will share with a select group of CU alumni.

*Optional, teams who submit videos given feedback and priority to live pitch event

Nov 12: Feedback on videos

Nov 21: Fast Pitch Competition, 5:30PM Davis Auditorium

Video submissions are due by November 1 at midnight; those who submit a video will be given priority to pitch. Please contact Ivy Schultz (ischultz@columbia.edu) with questions.

Undergrads, grad students, and faculty from all schools and institutes across Columbia University are eligible to participate.