PITCH NIGHT

 

A community event! 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!

ROXBURY INNOVATION CENTER

PITCH NIGHT IN ROXBURY

Pitch Night is a community event that showcases up and coming innovators in the Roxbury area. Apply, Learn to Pitch, and Pitch in front of Judges to Win Money! Four times a year we offer our Pitch Night! Twice a year it is opened to the public and twice a year we showcase our recent Accelerator graduates for their Pitch Night Demo.  

VIRTUAL PITCH NIGHT | TUESDAY, MARCH 9TH, 2021 | 5P - 6:30P

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DATE + TIME

Tuesday, March 9th
5:00P – 6:30P ET
via Zoom (Virtual)

LOCATION

Pitch Night is Virtual via Zoom! Join us.

 

APPLICATION DUE DATE

 APPLICATIONS DUE ON FEBRUARY 10TH AT 12N.

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 Accelerator graduate cohort for their Pitch Night Demo (May and November).

OUR SPONSORS:

Our Pitch Night “Prize Money” Sponsors are the core to ensuring access to funding for our pitchers.  Thank you HubSpot for $7.000 in prize money! 

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

ATTEND AND SUPPORT 

Members of the community are invited to join in this fun, exciting and supportive community event.  Watch entrepreneurs and small business owners pitch their businesses in front of judges to win prize money! Like a real-life Shark Tank!  

APPLY TO PITCH

Anyone with an idea or a business is invited to apply to pitch at Pitch Night!  It is your chance to win prize money to help launch and grow your business.  Our team offers opportunities that help you perfect your pitch and further develop your business idea.  APPLICATIONS DUE ON FEBRUARY 10TH AT 12N.

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

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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!

WE BELIEVE THAT INNOVATION IS FOR EVERYONE

We are a public home for innovators and entrepreneurs, bringing people together to collaborate through programs, networking, educational workshops and other resources. 

Join Us

Be part of our community

Stay in the know, attend a program, join a networking event.  

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”