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Pitch Competition

Pitch Competition 2020Share your business concept. Receive mentorship from accomplished Hamilton entrepreneurs. Submit final business plans. Finalists will be selected to participate in a live Shark Tank-style event in New York to compete for money and other exciting prizes!

The competition is open to current students and GOLD alumni (2010-19).

Ready to pitch? Send a 2-minute video briefly outlining your concept. Share your video with Shauna Hirshfield via YouTube at sahirshf@hamilton.edu.

The deadline to submit your video is February 23, 2020, by 11:59 p.m. All videos should begin with “My name is [FIRST] [LAST], Class of [YEAR], and this is my pitch.” Teams are welcome, just be sure that all team members are identified as above and you indicate who the contact will be for the team.

What happens after you submit your video?

  1. Get matched with a Hamilton entrepreneur and receive mentoring. (Mar 5-19)
  2. Submit your final business plan. (Mar 26)
  3. Finalists selected by Hamilton alumni panel. (Apr 10)
  4. Selected finalists compete for the big prizes in New York. (Apr 17)

Enter Now

Not interested in competing? Stay tuned for an invitation to attend the competition or watch via live stream. Direct questions to the Office of Alumni Relations at 866-729-0319 or hamily@hamilton.edu.


Greg Schwartz ’94

Greg Schwartz ’94

FinTech, Digital Marketplaces and Digital Media Veteran

Alon Hillel-Tuch ’07
Magazine Feature

Ideas Into Action

Armed with a great concept, the confidence to take some risks and, of course, their newly minted Hamilton degrees, these enterprising young entrepreneurs are leaving their mark in the world of business.

Contact Information

Office of Alumni Relations

Anderson-Connell Alumni Center
198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323

Mon.-Fri.: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (closed 12-1 p.m.)
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