Annual StartupHoyas Rocket Pitch on November 17th

Join StartupHoyas for their annual Startup Hoyas Rocket Pitch (on November 17th)!

Rocket Pitch is an open competition for undergraduates looking to launch an idea.  Contestants are asked to send a 30-second video introducing themselves and their ideas. The top twenty will be invited to give a 2-minute pitch at the event at McDonough Business School on November 17th and will compete for a top prize of $1000.

Come out and support fellow and emerging entrepreneurs, mingle with fantastic seasoned entrepreneurs and listen to the final pitches on Tuesday November 17th from 7-8:30pm. Attendance is free and refreshments will be provided.

Interested in participating in the event?

Apply to pitch here... no business experience necessary!

Participating ventures must:
1) Submit a 30 second video submission on this Facebook Page
2) Submit one google form ( per venture between 28th October - 9th November at 11:59pm

Tune in to our website for additional rules (

Entrepreneurs in Residence will select the finalists by Wednesday, November 11th @ 9am. Finalists will be emailed by Wednesday, November 11th and are invited to attend the Founders Round Table on Friday, November 13th in preparation for the Rocket Pitch. 

Finalists must attend a mandatory dress rehearsal on Tuesday 17th. Everyone is welcome to attend!

The Final Rocket Pitch will take place in the Fisher Colloquium of the MSB on November 17th.

The 2015 Rocket Pitch winners will receive:
First Place: $1000 and a design workshop from our sponsor EchoUser
Second Place: $500
People's Choice: $250