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2015 Bob Mark Elevator Pitch Competition

Calling All Entrepreneurs and Innovators!

All Tech students are invited to participate in or join the audience for the 2015 Bob Mark Elevator Pitch Competition on the evening of Nov. 12th. Each participant will have 120 seconds to pitch their business idea to a panel of expert judges. Pitch or come out and see the show and network with Tech’s most entrepreneurial students! Expect professional sound and lights and a large crowd (seats 400+). The event will be followed by a showing of the movie Jobs starring Ashton Kutcher.

1st Prize:

  • $1000 cash
  • $5000 expense account*
  • 1 year of Smartzone office space
  • $2500 business consulting**

2nd Prize: $500 cash

3rd Prize: $250 cash

Audience Favorite: $200 cash

*Expense valid for one year to reimburse startup expenses

**Startup business counseling services provided by the Michigan Tech Office of Innovation and Industry Engagement to include intellectual property, commercialization, and capital fundraising strategy development. Services are valued at $2,500 will be provided in collaboration with the Michigan Small Business Development Center and the Pavlis Honors College Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship. Delivery of these services will not affect ownership of intellectual property or of the startups receiving the services.

2015 EPC Flyer Updated