[ugrads] elevator pitch competition

Michael Pelsmajer pelsmajer at iit.edu
Mon Sep 17 13:13:57 CDT 2018

If you are interested in entrepreneurship or someday starting a business,
this seems legit and it's in Chicago and not expensive.

Michael J. Pelsmajer, Associate Professor
Associate Chair for Applied Mathematics
Director of Undergraduate Studies for Applied Math
John T. Rettaliata Engineering Center, Room 208A
Department of Applied Mathematics
Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL 60616

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From: Thomas Estruth <thomas at futurefounders.com>
Date: Mon, Sep 17, 2018 at 10:06 AM
Subject: Join Future Founders at U.Pitch!
To: Thomas Estruth <thomas at futurefounders.com>
Cc: Katie Sowa <katie at futurefounders.com>

Good Morning,

On behalf of Future Founders, we're excited to invite you to participate in
the *5 <https://futurefounders.com/startup/upitch/>**th
<https://futurefounders.com/startup/upitch/>** Annual U.Pitch Competition &
Showcase <https://futurefounders.com/startup/upitch/>.*

On Thursday, November 15* at 1871 from 9**:30 AM - 3:00 PM*, join us to see
top college entrepreneurs from across the nation compete with their
90-second elevator pitch for the chance to win part of a $10,000 cash prize
pool! The top six students will pitch live during our final round, and then
all 18 semifinalists will participate in an expo-style showcase. In fact,
there's still time for your students to compete and pitch by applying here
 before October 17. Or you can direct any questions regarding the
application process to katie at futurefounders.com.

We'd especially like to invite you and your students to join us on November
15 by getting your ticket here <https://bit.ly/2NbMzOV>. As a special 5th
anniversary, tickets are free with a donation - starting at $10 for
students. If you would like to receive group tickets to U.Pitch, you can
reach out to me at thomas at futurefounders.com.

This event is the highlight of our year, and we’d love to have you join us!
It’s more than just another pitch competition – it’s an exciting day of
networking and showcasing the nation’s top business ideas. Plus, we'll have
a complimentary light lunch provided.

If we don't hear from you by October 8, then I'll touch base to see how we
might be able to get more of your students involved. Please don't hesitate
to contact me in the meantime with any questions.

Thank you,

*Thomas Estruth*
Marketing & Events Coordinator | Future Founders
222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1212 | Chicago, IL 60654
P 312.515.4042 | www.futurefounders.com

*We believe every youth can become an entrepreneur.*
Explore Future Founders Startup <http://futurefounders.com/startup/> |
Donate <http://futurefounders.com/donate/>
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