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2018 Davidson College Venture Fund Pitch Competition

$25K. 5 Startups. Pitch live on stage.

Join Davidson College’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative and LaunchLKN for our 2018 Davidson Venture Fund pitch competition! 5 finalist teams comprised of current students and recent alumni will pitch their for-profit startup ideas to a panel of judges for a chance to win up to $25,000. After 4 weeks of coaching from seasoned entrepreneurs, our teams will take center-stage for this Shark Tank-style pitch competition at 4:30 p.m. Reception to follow at 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. All are welcome!

Opening remarks offered by Davidson College President Quillen. Leigh Rawdon '95, co-founder and CEO of Tea Collection, will be our keynote speaker. Learn more about our finalist teams.


Wall Academic Center Hamilton W. McKay Atrium

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