Elevator Pitch Competition

The Elevator Pitch Competition (EPC) is an annual Fall Quarter competition where students of any major can pitch their innovative product, service and startup ideas in 90 seconds for the chance to win cash prizes.

First-round entries are submitted by video. Finalists compete in front of an audience and a panel of judges. The competition’s top pitch is awarded $1,000, and the audience choice winner is awarded $500.


Video applications for the Elevator Pitch Competition are due Friday, Oct. 13, 2023 by 11:59 p.m.

Questions? Come to our info session below:

Info session #1: Thursday, October 5 | 6 p.m. | Nash Family Entrepreneurship Lab (02, 210)

Click here to apply!
Click here to attend the event on Nov. 7!


For additional information or questions about the competition please contact the faculty director, Thomas Katona, at

Learn more about the Elevator Pitch Competition from a previous contestant, Haley Pavone: