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July 17, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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One event on July 17, 2018 at 5:30 pm

One event on September 18, 2018 at 5:30 pm


Working on a big venture?

757Pitch, a bi-monthly pitch competition hosted in collaboration between StartWheel and ODU, showcases some of the region’s hottest and most promising startups.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. The competition is held every other month (Jan, Mar, May, etc.) on the 3rd Tuesday.

Apply today!

Here’s the format:

  • 7 Minutest to Pitch (followed by 5 minutes of Q&A)
  • 5 Pitches
  • $757 goes to the winner, in addition to a consulting package provided by ODU’s TempO program

Stay up to-date by following our Facebook Page.

Note: the venue changes for each competition.

Some things to consider before applying:

  • 757Pitch is specifically looking for scalable venture ideas, as opposed to lifestyle businesses. While the latter are super important to a vibrant local/regional economy, they’re not the target for this competition.
  • You don’t need a full-fledged business plan, but your pitch must convince the judges that you’re serious and that you’ve validated key assumptions in your business model with a clear path to profitability.
  • You’ll be pitching in front of a live audience, a panel of local business leaders, and a video of your pitch will be uploaded to YouTube.

Apply today!