PITCH NIGHT

 

Pitch Night is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to pitch their business to a panel of judges for an opportunity to win prize funding! If you want to grow your network, make meaningful connections, and witness up and coming businesses in the Greater Roxbury region, this event is place to be! Grab your free ticket and join us to watch this fun and interactive event!

VIRTUAL PITCH NIGHT | 5.25.2021 | 5 PM - 6:30PM | FREE | Sponsored by booty by brabants, kirkland and ellis, comcast and eda.

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*pre-registration is highly encouraged
*Check In link only active during the event.

ABOUT PITCH NIGHT

Four times a year we offer our Pitch Night! Twice a year it is opened to the public (March and September), and twice a year we showcase our recent Pre-Accelerator graduate cohort for their Pitch Night Demo (May and November). The free, public event draws over 100 spectators each quarter.

OUR SPONSORS:

Our Pitch Night “Prize Money” Sponsors are the core to ensuring access to funding for our pitchers. Thank you to Booty by Brabants for sponsoring our grand prize 1st place winner and Kirkland and Ellis for your additional prize money sponsorship!

Thank you to our Premier Program Sponsor, Comcast and the EDA Grant, for your continued annual support of our entrepreneur programs, including Pitch Night!  

APPLY TO PITCH

Applications are closed.

Stay tuned for information to apply to future Pitch events.

APPLY TO PITCH NIGHT & STEPS TO PREPARE

APPLY TO PITCH 

Step 1: Apply to Pitch Night

Apply to Pitch Night

Application Overview

Ten applications will be accepted to Pitch at Pitch Night. If you are not selected, we encourage you to attend the evening to watch, learn and appy in the future!

The ten applicants chosen for Pitch Night will be required to attend a mandatory 1-hour meeting with our team to further develop their pitch decks.  Dates and times will be sent directly to you.

SESSIONS FOR SELECTED PITCHERS | OUR PITCH COHORT

Step 1: Pitch Mentor and Pitcher Meet-up Intro

Pitch Mentor and Pitcher Meet-up Intro

Date TBC

Prep Session

The ten applicants chosen for Pitch Night will be required to attend a Pitch Mentor and Pitcher Meet-up Introduction. This is a mandatory session.

Step 2: Pitch Prep Workshops

Pitch Prep Workshops

These two on-demand workshops are required to prepare yourself to CREATE A PITCH DECK and LEARN TO TELL YOUR STORY:

Workshop Overview

(1) Pitch Build a Compelling Pitch Deck
(2) Pitch 1 and 3-Minute Session / Pitch Prep Workshop

Step 3: Video Recording with Slides + Expert Feedback

Video Recording with Slides + Expert Feedback

Date: To be booked directly with RIC team

Prep Session

The ten applicants chosen for Pitch Night will be required to record their pitch with their slides and share with our team of experts. This is an opportunity to share and practice your pitch and gain expert advice.  This is a mandatory session.

Step 3: 1-Hour Pitch Prep Session with Mentor

1-Hour Pitch Prep Session with Mentor

Date: To be booked directly with RIC team

Prep Session

The ten applicants chosen for Pitch Night will be required to attend a mandatory 1-hour meeting with your mentor to further develop your pitch decks and pitch.  This is a mandatory session.

Step 4: Final Video Recording

Final Video Recording 

Date: To be booked directly with RIC team

Prep Session

The ten applicants chosen for Pitch Night will be required to record their pitch and share with our team of experts. This is an opportunity to share and practice your pitch and gain expert advice.  This is a mandatory session.

Final videos will be uploaded to the YouTube Channel.

Step 5: Pitch at PITCH Night

Pitch Night for Pitchers

The ten applicants chosen for Pitch Night will be invited to set-up their table demo’s to showcase their businesses to judges and attendees before they Pitch.  After table demo-ing, Pitchers will be invited into the main room to being the Pitch Competition where they will pitch their businesses.  Winners will be announced at the end of the evening!

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