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Elevator Pitchers, Report to Spring Training

By Matt Wood in Miscellaneous on Feb 14, 2007 3:51PM

chicagoist_200702_fastpitch.gifDo you have a business idea? If you ran into Donald Trump on an elevator, could you sell it to him before the doors open on the 23rd floor? You can practice your pitch for a chance to win $5,000 in prize money in the inaugural FAST PITCH competition, part of Entrepreneurship Week Chicago. That's enough cash to buy quite a few Foosball tables for your startup office (OK, so maybe you should pay the rent first). A panel of experienced business owners, investors, and other high muckety-mucks will critique your pitch and select a winner, and, of course, it's all preceded by a networking reception.

The event is being held on February 26 at the U of C Gleacher Center, right next to the NBC Tower off Michigan and the river. More details here.

Via WindyBits.