CORE Elevator Pitch Competition with DreamIt Ventures

Saturday  16 April  2016  3:00 PM
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Participate in a 3-minute elevator pitch competition this Saturday in front of DreamIt Ventures, and industry experts from Venmo, Addepar and Fundera and win one-on-one conversations with VCs!

If you missed the first deadline to sign up to pitch, you can still sign up before Friday 11:59pm along with your three slides if you are still interested in pitching:
https://coreatcu.wufoo.com/forms/core-circles-pitch-competition/

Format:
Participants can pitch in teams with at most two people. Each individual or team will have up to 3 minutes to pitch in front of our judges followed by a Q&A. Each team is allowed to use up to three slides. Please email the slides to qt2110@columbia.edu by 4/15 Friday 11:59pm.

Rubrics:
You will be evaluated based on your analysis of the problem, your solution, business model, presentation, and your roadmap going forward. For more details, the rubrics will be emailed to you upon receiving the sign-up form.

Judges:
Bryan Adler, Resident FinTech Expert at DreamIt Ventures
Kevin Zhang, Head of Product at Fundera
Sreenath Are, Engineering Lead at Addepar
Dasmer Singh, Strategy & Business Operations Manager at Venmo

Get Prepared:
Professor R.A. Farrokhnia, a professor at Columbia Business School, who currently leads the Ventures division of StoneCastle Partners, a $5 billion asset management and finance firm, will lead an ideation and pitch session this Thursday 4/14 6:00-7:30pm. The location details will be sent out later.
We will also host office hours this Wednesday 4/13 7:00-8:30pm to answer any questions you may have and give feedback for your pitch.

Award:
The winning team will have an one-on-one meeting with DearmIt Ventures to receive feedback on your idea.

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Columbia Organization of Rising Entrepreneurs (CORE) Commento inserito tramite Facebook
-- 14/04/2016 20:16
Just a quick reminder the workshop on “How to Make Your First Startup Pitch” is happening 6pm today at Lerner 403. B-school Professor R.A. Farrokhnia, who leads the Ventures division of StoneCastle Partners, a $5 billion asset management and finance firm will lead the workshop. Feel free to drop by!

Columbia Organization of Rising Entrepreneurs (CORE) Commento inserito tramite Facebook
-- 14/04/2016 03:11
One hour before we close the sign-up form for the pitch competition. Fill out the form to join us in a fun pitch competition this Saturday! We're now allowing pitches of all categories to enter.
https://coreatcu.wufoo.com/forms/core-circles-pitch-competition/

Michelle Qiuyun Tan Commento inserito tramite Facebook
-- 13/04/2016 20:30
Due to popular demand, we decided to allow pitches of all categories to enter the competition. If you've any questions, feel free to message me. Submit this form by 11:59pm tonight to join the competition.
https://coreatcu.wufoo.com/forms/core-circles-pitch-competition/

Michelle Qiuyun Tan Commento inserito tramite Facebook
-- 13/04/2016 15:18
Hey guys, just a reminder for anyone that would like to pitch on Saturday, the sign-up form is due 11:59pm today (Wednesday). Looking forward to hearing about your ideas!
https://coreatcu.wufoo.com/forms/core-circles-pitch-competition/

Aaron Shortell Commento inserito tramite Facebook
-- 11/04/2016 03:15
Are spectators allowed?
Columbia Organization of Rising Entrepreneurs (CORE)
-- 11/04/2016 03:15
Yes, feel free to come!
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