Pitch and Mingle: The Great Pumpkin Pitch!

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There’s nothing SPOOKY about pitching! Join the Maryland Innovation Center to kick off the fall season with The Great Pumpkin Pitch featuring our MIC resident and affiliate companies. Over $10,000 in Prizes!

Our Pitch and Mingle event also include ample time to get to know the participants and your fellow attendees over some fantastic light fare and drinks provided by Cured 18th & 21st. Enjoy the cutting edge lounge at the Two Merriweather building while networking with innovation leaders from across the region.

Our event MC Julie Lenzer, Chief Innovation Officer at University of Maryland, is sure to provide an exciting experience for all, with a few other seasonal surprises awaiting our guests. Come be a part of this event in supporting the community’s entrepreneurs, be part of the selection process, make new friends at the MIC.

So how does it work? 5 startups are selected to present a 4-minute pitch. This is followed by 4 minutes of Q&A from the panel of judges and audience. At the end, our judges will come together and select the top 3 companies! These winners will receive cash prizes of $5000, $3000, or $2000! In addition, there will be a “Crowd Favorite” award which is selected by the audience.

Registration to this event is required and will include food and drink.


Ticket sales will close Tuesday, October 26 at 12 PM.


Tue, Oct 26, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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