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UPitchNJ 2018 - statewide collegiate pitch contest

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Montclair State University

1 Normal Avenue (University Hall - Conference Center 7th Floor) · Montclair, NJ

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The best and brightest young entrepreneurs from 14 New Jersey universities/colleges will compete for cash prizes at the third annual UPitchNJ contest. Come cheer them on!

Event includes a short keynote address by TOM WISNIEWSKI, managing partner, NEWARK VENTURE PARTNERS.

Contest judges are:
JESSICA GONZALEZ, founder & CEO, InCharged
JACKSON JEYANAYAGAM, chief marketing officer, Boxed
ELIZABETH VILCHIS, founder & CEO, latinoTech
ED VILLA, tax partner, EY
KIMBERLY WEISUL, editor-at-large,

The 14 schools are:
Montclair State
Saint Peter's
Seton Hall
William Paterson

UPitchNJ’s aim is to highlight the ingenuity and creativity of today’s college entrepreneurs, whom are increasingly launching businesses from their dorm rooms. Each university will send an undergraduate student team that has developed a startup idea, or had launched a startup, to compete for cash prizes and business services. The teams are evaluated on their perceived ability to execute the idea and turn it into a viable, profitable business, and/or venture with significant social value.

UPitchNJ is sponsored by the New Jersey Collegiate Entrepreneurship Consortium, which represents an all-volunteer effort by the entrepreneurship education programs at New Jersey’s four-year colleges and universities.

Event is free and open to the public. Please note: food will not be served at this event.

Join the conversation on social media with #UPitchNJ

Directions and parking info:
Park in the Red Hawk Deck on campus, exit the deck on Level 5 and proceed straight up the walkway (soccer field will be on your left). At the new Feliciano School of Business building, go up the outdoor staircase. University Hall will be straight ahead once you reach the top of the steps. Once inside University Hall, head to the elevator bank at the end of the first-floor hallway, and take elevator to 7th floor.