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Virtual Elevator Pitch Competition // Submit Your Pitch by March 21, 2021

Thursday, 15 April, 2021

The 2021 Virtual College Elevator Pitch Competition hosted by SLU's Chaifetz Center for Entrepreneurship is now open and we want to see your best pitch.

Submit now through Sunday, March 21, 2021 for your chance to win!.

The Final Round will be held  on Thursday, April 15.

The competition is open only to undergraduate students at all colleges and universities. Two types of pitches are considered: for-profit ideas and not-for-profit ideas.  Prizes are awarded to first place ($3,000), second place ($2,000) and third place: ($1,000) in each track.

How to enter:

  • Work on your best 1-minute elevator pitch for your existing business or your business idea.
  • Upload your video of your pitch on Youtube and make it public so it can be viewed.
  • Complete the submission form.
  • The top five finalists will be announced on Friday, March 26.

A panel of judges will select the top five pitches, who will move on to the virtual final round held Thursday, April 15, 2021. The five finalists will pitch to educators and business professionals.  For more information, check out the FAQs below or email

For additional information, check out the website here.