Wow Me in A Minute: Quick Pitch Competition Promotes Young Entrepreneurs

On February 19, the Genesis Centre hosted Pitch 101 to a standing room only crowd.  The event saw 10 students pitch business ideas in a 60 second pitch.  Judges critiqued the pitches and then the audience voted on the best pitches.  Congratulations to all who participated.  A CBC article on the event can be viewed here

The winning pitches were:

1. Emily Bland, Sucseed

2. Zachary Green, Empowered Homes

3. Tied between Daniel Barbour of Ingles Desde Cero and Chengsi Zhang of Andes

Special thanks to Bob Williamson of Pitch 101 and to the judges of the event: Joe McKenna, Killick Capital; Chris Moyer, Pelorus; and Craig Rowe, ClearRisk.  

The sponsors that made this event possible were: Province of NL, Springboard Atlantic and Futurpreneur.