Howard University EMPOWER 2021 Pitch Competition

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Five entrepreneurial student groups from Howard University will be competing for prizes in the HU EMPOWER 2021 Pitch Competition!

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Over the course of the evening, we encourage you to come and support these young entrepreneurs in pitching their businesses and hearing from our impressive keynote speaker, Natalie Cofield. All of these student-run businesses will be ventures that have raised no capital to date and are technology or technology-enabled companies.

Meet our judges here and our finalists here.

In preparation for the competition, all finalists attended 2 mentoring and 3 pitch development workshops leading up to this competition. These sessions - led by HubSpot professionals - were designed to give them tips and advice on showcasing their service.

Click here to find more information on HubSpot's partnership with Howard University's Center for Digital Business.

Registration is free, but space is limited, so be sure to sign up as soon as you can!

Prizes include:

-- $25,000 in total scholarships (1st prize: $12,500, second prize $7,500, third prize: $5,000)

-- Consultation services from HubSpot professionals

-- Professional video services

-- Powerhouse Passes to INBOUND - HubSpot's annual conference

-- Mentorship opportunities

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