Check out all of our 2017 Winners and videos on “How to Pitch Your Idea”
Congrats TruSolutions, LLC – first 757Pitch Winner of 2018!
TruSolutions LLC the first 757Pitch is a minority-owned and service-disabled veteran-owned small business. They are a logistics solutions provider for superior tactical and medical equipment, specialized apparel along with consulting services to ensure operational efficiency and readiness through their partnerships and supply chain network. TruSolutions’ water hydration pack is designed to fit horizontally on the top portion of a wear’s back instead of the typical vertical designs currently found in the market. The pack is lightweight and can be worn under or over a safety vest. The pack’s unique design provides a coolness to the body when worn along with a lighter weight design are just some of its many advantages. Click here to experience their unabridged pitch and response to judges Q&A
Thanks to the Old Dominion University (ODU) Strome Entrepreneurial Center for hosting and the ODU Center for Enterprise Innovation for supporting 757Pitch – 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 Center for Enterprise Innovation 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.
Apply Now for our next competition March 20, 2018. at Virginia Beach’s first collaborative co-working space 1701 Open to the Public. 7 Minutes, 5 Pitches, $757 and up $10K in services for the Winner! Be there to see five teams compete for the opportunity to ramp-up their business!
- Application Deadline – Mar 2 apply now!
- Competitor Selection by – Mar 8
- Pitch Training – 5:00 – 6:00 PM Mar 13 ODU Innovation Center Norfolk
- Competition – 5:30 – 8:00 PM Mar 20 1701 Virginia Beach