7 Minutes - 5 Pitches - $757

Take your idea and turn it into a successful business

Shorti  –  Power to the Story Teller!     Is  757Pitch September  2018 Winner!   Shorti gives normal everyday people the ability to build an audience around their short stories and written content.
Presented by Old Dominion University Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Startwheel.org – 757Pitch is Hampton Roads, Virginia’s premier bi-monthly open competition for new, high-growth business ideas. 7 minutes of pitch time is given to each of 5 teams. The winner is awarded $757 and access to the resources of the  Old Dominion University Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship TempO program  to help develop their idea into a marketable solution, and turn that solution into a sustainable business.   Do you qualify?   Check out our  general rules.  If you are up to the challenge – apply, it is completely free, no hidden charges.  Have a question? Email or call 757.683.3272.  
Check out all of our 2017 Winners and videos “How to Pitch Your Idea
Who will be our November 13, 2018 Champion?
  • Applications to compete due by midnight October 22, 2018 – apply now.
  • Competitor selection and notification.  October 29, 2018
  • Pitch training – November 6, 2018.  Open to the public
  • Competition – November 13, 2018 (5:30 – 8:30 PM) Percolator, Monticello Campus, 253 Monticello Ave – Second Floor, Norfolk, VA 23510  
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