Pitch Tank Competition


Catch the Entrepreneurial Spirit

Deadlines Extended!!


Do you have an idea for a new product or service?  The Student Pitch Tank Competition is a great opportunity to:

  • gain valuable advice in developing your concept and business plan
  • network and exchange ideas with students, professors, and entrepreneurs
  • learn how to communicate and "pitch" your idea to potential investors
  • earn cash rewards and recognition

Students will be asked to prepare and present a brief business concept in groups of 1 to 4 that will be evaluated by a panel of judges.

BUSINESS MAJORS: Earn PE Credit (PE 2.0 Communication Tier 2) for First Round Competition

Competition is open to all William Paterson University undergraduate students

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Requirement: Must submit your idea and a brief overview.

Entry Deadline: Midnight, Wednesday, November 21, 2018

First Round: December 4 and 5, 2018

Final Round: March 5, 2019

The winning team will be sent to compete on behalf of William Paterson University at the U-Pitch NJ statewide business competition on April 26, 2019 at Seton Hall University


Cash Awards

First place: $3,000
Second place: $2,000
Third place: $1,000
Fourth place: $500


For more information, contact:

Dr. Andrew Nyaboga: NyabogaA@wpunj.edu or
Ms. Kate Muldoon: muldoonk@wpunj.edu