MHC The Pitch: Pitch Competition

Mar. 26, 2018 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mar. 30, 2018 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ciruti 2nd Floor, Cleveland L-2

Pitch Camp: Practice your pitching in front of multiple mentors and receive constructive feedback on your work.

March 26, 6-9 P.M. Ciruti Second Floor

Pitch Competition: Pitch your idea in front of a live audience!

March 30, 6-8 P.M. Cleveland L-2

$500 prizes given out in 3 different categories

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Draper Competition for Collegiate Women Entrepreneurs

Apr. 6, 2018 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Smith College

The annual Draper Competition for Collegiate Women Entrepreneurs is designed to hone the skills that undergraduate women need to advance through the process from idea to venture creation. Through three rounds of competition, students demonstrate an understanding of a problem, why the problem requires a new venture to address it, how their idea presents the best solution to the problem, and what resources, partnerships and activities it takes to successfully launch the venture.

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Valley Venture Mentors Monthly Mentoring Events

Mar. 14, 2018 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Apr. 11, 2018 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Schedule of Meeting:

5:00 – Food: Free food, drinks, and networking!
5:30 – Intro: How It All Works
5:45 – Pitching: Startups currently in the program give brief pitches with an overview of their company, their progress since last month, and a specific request for help.
6:00 – Speed Dating with Startups: Everyone circles up with a startup whose needs or ideas resonate with them for 15-20 minutes of fun. 
7:30 – Onward! Feel free to linger in conversation with some of the wonderful folks you’ve just met next door at the Sports Bar!

Grinspoon Entrepreneurship Initiative Banquet, Exhibition, Pitch Competition

Apr. 25, 2018 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Holyoke, MA

April 25, 2018: The annual Grinspoon Awards Ceremony and Banquet is attended by over 400 people each year. It is a celebration of entrepreneurship with a focus on our students who have won awards for demonstrating entrepreneurial spirit. Individuals and teams exhibit their businesses and compete for additional prize money. 

For those interested in applying, the deadline to submit Pitch Participant Name, Pitch Title and 50-word description is Fri. April 6 to

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