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. Cal Poly students across all majors are encouraged to apply.
First-round entries must be submitted by video and the deadline to apply is Sunday, October 16 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.
Info Session: 9/29 at 5:30 p.m. | The Hatchery, Building 2, Rm 206
CPE Pitch Workshop: 10/11 at 6:00 p.m. | Nash Entrepreneurship Lab, Building 2, Rm 210
Elevator Pitch Competition event: 11/2 at 4:30 p.m. | Cal Poly Performing Arts Center
Learn more about the Elevator Pitch Competition from a previous contestant, Haley Pavone: