Apply to Pitch at Yale SOM PE/VC Symposium SHARK TANK

Student-led ventures will face off in front of a panel of experienced entrepreneurs and investors. At stake is a $1,300 in cash prizes.

yalepevcYale SOM’s annual Private Equity & Venture Capital Symposium is now accepting applications for teams from across the region to pitch at the “Shark Tank” style pitch competition that caps off the day’s panels and events on Friday, April 1, 2016. All teams having at least one member who is a graduate/professional or undergraduate student are invited to apply to compete for $1,300 in total prize money. Judges and attendees will include those from the local PE/VC community as well as successful entrepreneurs. Go here to learn more and apply to pitch your innovative seed-stage venture. The full schedule for the PE/VC Symposium can be found hereApplication deadline is Monday, March 7th, 2016

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Jennifer Roach is the Civic Engagement Fellow in Allbritton for the academic year 2015-2016. She is a recent Wesleyan alumni, class of 2014. Since graduating, she has moved to Hartford to continue developing Summer of Solutions Hartford, an urban farming internship program she worked on during her time at Wesleyan.