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2018 Student Business Pitch Competition

Date: October 12, 2018

The Student Business Pitch Competition is the ultimate project for student entrepreneurs, with any kind of idea.

Any undergraduate or graduate student at any Columbia College location can submit ideas individually or as part of a team. Ten student/team business ideas will be selected to develop a business plan and presentation and participate in the preliminary pitch in August 2018. The top seven pitches will be chosen to participate in the one-day competition held October 12, 2018.

Finalists will create a pitch for a panel of judges. Winners receive monetary awards to start their business. First place receives $5,000, second $3,000, and third $1,000.

Applications are open until April 1, 2018 at


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