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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