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Key Dates 2014

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Practice Shark Tank #2

Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 5-8pm
Campus Center Carroll Room

Draper Competition participants will have a second opportunity to perfect their pitches in front of a live audience at this evening of realtime feedback from alumnae and local area professionals. By invitation only.

Draper Business Plan Competition

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 3-7 pm

2nd level of Campus Center - Open to the public!

Draper Competition final contestants will have their chance to showcase their businesses in Trade Show style and finalists will be picked to present to the judges for the top prizes.

 

 

Past Events

 

Final Call for Submissions to the Draper Business Plan Competition DEADLINE IS OVER.

 

Practice Shark Tank #1

Thursday, March 13, 2014, 5-8pm
Campus Center Carroll Room

Draper Competition participants will have the opportunity to perfect their pitches in front of a live audience at this evening of realtime feedback from alumnae and local area professionals. By invitation only.

Field Trip to Valley Venture Mentors

Wednesday, March 12, 4:30-8:30pm

Free food & drink, amazing networking opportunities and a chance to see real live startups pitching to an audience for mentoring and advice. At this meeting you will get to experience the graduation ceremony of a group of aspiring entrepreneurs mentored by VVM. We provide transportation, but space is limited! For a ride to VVM please RSVP to Judith Fountain.

 

Perfect Pitch - Submission Deadline

Wednesday, February 19, 11:59 PM

Looking to present to, network and get feedback from an amazing group of Smith Alumnae? Then Perfect Pitch is the place for you! We are accepting elevator pitches (this is easy, folks, no reason not to play) from student teams. The top 10 teams will have their pitches video-taped and shared online with Smith Alumnae across the country, for feedback and one-of-a-kind networking opportunities.

Perfect Pitch - Elevator Pitch Guidelines

To submit your elevator pitch, download the Elevator Pitch Guidelines PDF and send it via email to eroberts@smith.edu; make sure the subject line of your email says "Perfect Pitch 2014 Elevator Pitch Submission" so that your email does not get lost among the hundreds of emails we get on a daily basis. Make sure to include your name and all of your team members, as well as how we can reach you if your pitch is selected. Good luck!

 

Field Trip to Valley Venture Mentors

Wednesday, February 12, 4:30-8:30pm

Join us for amazing networking opportunities and a chance to see real live startups pitching to an audience for mentoring and advice. Free food and drink. We provide transportation, but space is limited! To attend RSVP to Judith Fountain.