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McKay Atrium, E. Craig Wall, Jr. Academic Center

325 Concord Road

Davidson, NC 28036

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$25K. 5 Startups. Pitch live on stage.

Join Davidson College’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative and LaunchLKN for our 2018 Davidson Venture Fund pitch competition! 5 finalist teams comprised of current students and recent alumni will pitch their for-profit startup ideas to a panel of judges for a chance to win up to $25,000. After 4 weeks of coaching from seasoned entrepreneurs, our teams will take center-stage for this Shark Tank-style pitch competition at 4:30. Reception to follow at 7pm. This event is FREE and OPEN to the public. All are welcome!

Opening remarks offered by Davidson College President Quillen. Leigh Rawdon '95, co-founder and CEO of Tea Collection, will be our keynote speaker.

Schedule:

  • 4:30 PM Event begins

  • 4:35-6:10 PM Pitches, Q&A

  • 6:15-6:30 PM Remarks by Leigh Rawdon ‘95, CEO and Co-founder of Tea Collection

  • 6:35-6:50 PM Winner(s) announced & closing remarks

  • 7:00-8:00 PM Happy hour reception with all guests + LaunchLKN community


Learn more about our finalist teams!



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Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

There is no minimum age to attend Pitch Day! Beer available for 21+.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The pitch competition will be located in the Mckay Atrium, E. Craig Wall, Jr. Academic Center located at 325 Concord Road. The McKay Atrium is located on the first and second floors of the E. Craig Wall, Jr. Academic Center. The facility is accessible by elevators on the Concord Road side of the building. Parking is available along Concord Road, Faculty Drive, and in visitor parking at Baker Sports Complex. Handicap parking is available along Faculty Drive.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email listevens@davidson.edu with questions!

What's the refund policy?

This event is FREE and OPEN to the public. All are welcome!

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Davidson, NC 28036

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