Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Elevator Pitch Competition

Hosted in the fall of each academic year, the Elevator Pitch Competition allows students to share product ideas, innovative services, or a startup plan at any stage of development. Students across all majors are encouraged to apply and it is open to students from Cal Poly, Cuesta and Allan Hancock College.

First-round entries must be submitted by video and the deadline to apply is Sunday, October 10 by 11:59 p.m. Finalists selected to compete in the final round will pitch at the CIE’s Elevator Pitch event on November 2. At the end of the event, two teams will be awarded $1,000 and $500 will go to the crowd favorite.

CPE Pitch Workshop: 9/28 at 6:00 p.m. | Nash Entrepreneurship Lab, Building 2, Rm 210
Info Session: 10/7 at 5:30 p.m. | The Hatchery, Building 2, Rm 206
Elevator Pitch Competition event: 11/2 at 4:30 p.m. | Cal Poly Performing Arts Center

Click here to apply!

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