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Future Founders U.Pitch

  • 1871 West Merchandise Mart Plaza Chicago, IL, 60654 United States (map)

The 5th Annual Future Founders U.Pitch National Elevator Pitch Competition & Showcase will take place on November 15, 2018 at 1871 in Chicago .

U.Pitch brings together the best students from a cross-section of universities in this ultimate national elevator pitch competition. In just 90 seconds, students compete for national recognition and a prize pool of $10,000. They also have the opportunity to showcase their idea or startup in front of hundreds of entrepreneurs, investors, business leaders and other students from the entrepreneurial community.

Future Founders, a non-profit organization that believes every youth can become an entrepreneur.

Finals Judges

  • Kasey Gandham, Co-Founder, Packback

  • Jon Hennessy, Director, The John E. & Jeanne T. Hughes Foundation

  • Logan LaHive, Managing Director, Techstars Chicago

  • Andrea Sreshta, Co-Founder, LuminAID

  • Cayla Weisberg, Partner, InvestHER Ventures

  • Pete Wilkins, Managing Director, Hyde Park Angels

Earlier Event: October 2
Chicago Venture Summit
Later Event: March 14
mHUB Annual Event