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Why Pitch?

Get valuable feedback. Refine your pitch. Meet potential team members. Find investors. Get a jump start on your idea with the Prize. Networking. Networking. Networking.

Why Attend?

Join another team. Play matchmaker. Find an investment. Refine your elevator (60 second) pitch. Networking. Networking. Networking.

Pitch Submission deadline:

March 14, 2013 at noon.

Got a BIG idea?

There are those that find themselves with the perfect idea for the "next big thing". Among them, many do not have the technical know-how to create something on their own, and others simply do not know where to even begin.

The Pitch

Built in CT Pitch provides you, the aspiring entrepreneur, a unique opportunity to jump start your technology business with a chance to win a full weekend of software development from a team of experts. You are provided a 5 minute slot to present your idea to our panel of angels, investors and entrepreneurs. The panel will first-most provide you valuable feedback, and then pick a winner from the group of presenters for the evening.

The Prize

In addition to valuable feedback from our panel of angels, investors and entrepreneurs, the winner will receive a weekend (Saturday morning to Sunday evening) with:

an architect/lead which hashes out idea, proposes a MVP (minimum viable product) and provides functional or design documents a designer to help with branding, product and/or website design/wire framing a developer to begin implementation of your prototype based on architect's guidelines Event Format

The format for the evening is:

7:00pm - 7:30pm: Networking / Refreshments 7:30pm - 7:35pm: Introduction 7:35pm - 8:00pm: Open Audience 60 second oral-only pitches 8:00pm - 8:05pm: Audience vote on best 60 second pitch 8:05pm - 9:05pm: Pre-selected pitches: 5 min. pitch + 5 min. Q&A 9:05pm - 9:15pm: Winner announced 9:15pm - 10:00pm: Networking Applying to Pitch

Interested in pitching your idea to the judges panel at the next Built in CT pitch? In order to get your 5 minutes of fame:

You must be a member of Go create a profile (! You must submit your pitch deck by email to
Once you've done the above, we will get back to you ASAP.

For more information about the pitch deck, judging criteria and judges panel, see: