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A fall semester Pitch Party is scheduled Nov. 15.

Nov. 15: Pitch Party

Horn Program in Entrepreneurship sets pitch competition


1:13 p.m., Oct. 31, 2013--In collaboration with the University of Delaware Horn Program in Entrepreneurship, the Entrepreneurship Club (E-Club) will hold a fall semester pitch competition.

“Pitch Party” is a fast-paced competition designed to bring together the best entrepreneurial ideas all UD students have to offer.

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“Every great idea should be given the opportunity to shine,” said Ben Rapkin, president of the E-Club. “Our event aims to provide UD students with exactly that: a way to start making their dream a reality.

The competition, which will occur on Friday, Nov. 15, in the Alfred Lerner Hall Atrium, will be presented in battle-style elimination, designed to determine an ultimate winner.

Contestants will be given 60 seconds to deliver their business ideas to a live audience and panel of judges. The winner will be awarded $1,000 in Venture Development Center cash that can be used toward the development of their business.

Students interested in participating may register by submitting a short description of their idea on the E-Club’s Student Central web page. Registration will end at midnight on Nov. 13.

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