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Competition Schedule

Competition Schedule

The Draper Competition culminates in a celebration of all things entrepreneurial—including the annual Festival of Women Entrepreneurs, an entrepreneurs’ career fair, virtual reality stations, an augmented-reality experience, food trucks and a battle of the bands.

Thursday, April 4

5 p.m. Semi-finalists' Registration
6 p.m. Dinner and networking

Friday, April 5

9:00 a.m. Semi-Finalists' Presentations
Each team has 3 minutes to present to a panel of judges followed by 5 minutes of q&a
(concurrent by track)
2 p.m. Festival of Women Entrepreneurs opens to public
4 p.m. Welcome - President Kathleen McCartney
4:10 p.m. Review of Rules
4:15 p.m. Final Pitch Round
Each finalist team has 90 seconds to pitch to a panel of distinguished judges followed by 3.5 minutes of q&a
5:45 p.m. Break
6:15 p.m. Presentation of Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Announcement of 2019 Draper Competition winners
8 p.m. Battle of the Bands