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!

PITCH NIGHT | NOVEMBER

Roxbury Innovation Center’s next quarterly Pitch Night is happening VIRTUAL on Tuesday, November 16, from 6:00-8:00 PM, and it is FREE!

MEET OUR COHORT

 

MEET OUR JUDGES

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 LAUNCH! Pre-Accelerator graduate cohort for their Pitch Night Demo (May and November). The free, public event draws over 100 spectators each quarter.

OUR SPONSORS:

Thank you to our ongoing program sponsors, Comcast and our EDA Grant, for your continued annual support of our entrepreneur programs, including Pitch Night! 

Join us in supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs by donating to Pay it Forward x Pitch Night100% of  your tax deductible donation will be invested in new ventures through cash prizes to pitch night competitors. Donate here.

APPLY TO PITCH

Applications 2022 | TBD

APPLY TO PITCH NIGHT & STEPS TO PREPARE

APPLY TO PITCH 

Step 1: Apply to Pitch Night

Applications will open on October 12, 2021.

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 (ROUND 1)
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 (ROUND 1)
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: Video Recording with Slides + Expert Feedback (ROUND 2)
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 4: 1-Hour Pitch Prep Session with Mentor (ROUND 2)
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 5: Final Video Recording for YouTube Channel
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 6: Pitch at PITCH Night
Pitch Night for Pitchers

The ten applicants chosen for Pitch Night will Pitch their business in front of judges and the community.

WE BELIEVE THAT INNOVATION IS FOR EVERYONE

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