Southern California high school and college students will compete for scholarships while pitching innovative business concepts at the annual Titan Fast Pitch Competition on Oct. 29. Got an idea you would like to pitch? Register today.
Imagine meeting one of the world’s leading billionaire venture capitalists in a hotel elevator in Silicon Valley. You only have 60 seconds to share your concept for a new mobile phone app. Pitching your idea effectively could be your opportunity to take your plan from dream to reality.
For Southern California high school and college students, perfecting an elevator pitch at the annual Titan Fast Pitch competition can be the first step toward getting an innovative business concept off the ground. This year, pitches will be evaluated by business professionals including entrepreneur Dan Black ’67 (physics); Karl Freels of the Dan Black Family Trust; Ash Kumra, co-founder and CEO of Youngry; Wells Fargo Community Outreach Financial Educator Alicia Lopez; David Morris, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Royal Business Bank; Michael Sawitz, founder and CEO of FastStart Studio; and Anaheim entrepreneur Bill Taormina.
“The Titan Fast Pitch is a great way for students to get started on a big idea and win scholarship money,” says CSUF Startup Incubator Entrepreneur in Residence Travis Lindsay. “It is also a chance for students and the community to get together for an afternoon and celebrate our shared passion for entrepreneurship.” Read More