National Elevator Pitch Competition Fundraiser. Help Support Young Entrepreneurs

Posted on July 16, 2013


The Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization hosts the Annual National Elevator Pitch Competition.  The competition brings together 60 young entrepreneurs who are working on bringing their entrepreneurial dreams to life.  CEO is a nonprofit organization and is attempting to raise $16,000 in 45 days to support the 2013 National Elevator Pitch Competition.

Please view the rewards and details of the competition and share with others!





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Give a young entrepreneur the opportunity of a lifetime!


The National Elevator Pitch Competition allows hundreds of students from across the country to apply to pitch their business in-person in front of an audience composed of students, young entrepreneurs, faculty, and seasoned entrepreneurs for recognition and prizes which includes very important capital that can be used to launch their businesses.


A total of 60 students will be able to compete in person, but all applicants will be entered into the video People’s Choice Award competition, which will be shared and open to voting to the public online.

Past winners have gone on to be featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, Inc. Magazine, ABC’s Shark Tank, raise venture capital, and launch successful businesses. CEO has helped many businesses in the past get their start including iContact, Under30CEO, and many more.


Donations are needed to support the 2013 National Elevator Pitch Competition, which will be held at the 2013 CEO National Conference in Chicago on October 31 – November 2.


All donations will go towards the competition that has helped launch successful young entrepreneurs for over a decade.


Here is a breakdown of the $16,000 needed for the competition:

1st Place – $3,500

2nd Place – $2,000

3rd Place – $1,500

5 Honorable Mentions – $500 each

People’s Choice Award – $500

Online Voting and Promotion Platform for People’s Choice – $1,500

Competition Management Team Stipend – $1,500

Space Rental and Other Administration Costs – $1,500

Videographer and Editing Costs – $1,500