The Pitt Ventures Student Challenge can help you develop a pitch about your innovation and compete for funding with the help of an entrepreneurial student.
If you don't have an Entrepreneurial student, we can help you find one.
$60,000 in total awards.
The Pitt Ventures Student Challenge requires students to develop a business model and investor pitch for your innovation, while simultaneously giving them these benefits.
What are the benefits to you as Faculty?
• Financial awards of over $60,000 (awarded to the participating department)
• Feedback on your commercialization strategy from business professionals and investors
• Exposure to the local business community
HOW IT WORKS:
Pitt Faculty Encourage YOUR Students to Participate.
Entrepreneurial Students Represent your PITT Technology or IDea.
The student is paired with a Business Mentor That Guides them in the commercial potential of your research.