Pitch Competition at UST

Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Add to Calendar

Pitch YOUR business idea on April 27 at the University of St. Thomas Campus for an opportunity to win $5,000 for your business idea!

When and Where
April 27, 2019 at the University of St. Thomas. The university is located at 3800 Montrose Blvd., Houston, TX 77006. The pitch competitions will be held in Jones Hall. A campus map can be found here.

Pitch Categories and Prizes
This year we will have two pitch categories. One category will be entrepreneurship and the second category will be social entrepreneurship. Prizes will be given to the first, second, and third place winners in each category.

The entrepreneurship category prizes will be: 1st Place – $5,000, 2nd Place – $3,000, and 3rd Place $2,000.

The social entrepreneurship category prizes will be: 1st Place – $5,000, 2nd Place – $3,000, and 3rd Place $2,000.

Competitors will receive confirmation by April 24, 2019.

Competitors will be invited to group training and practice sessions. The session dates and times will be released shortly!

Competitors must submit the final business plan by April 22, 2019. Competitors must be available the day of the pitch competition.

Pitches cannot be longer than three minutes.

For both categories, entrepreneurs are encouraged to apply. Proposed, startup, and existing businesses are welcome. When delivering the pitch, one or two people will be allowed to present.

The social entrepreneurship category will require a clearly articulated statement describing how the business will provide a solution to one or more social, cultural, or environmental issues.

Registration will be open from till April 22, 2019.


University of St. Thomas

3800 Montrose Blvd., Houston, TX 77006


Sam E. Neher