7 Minutes - 5 Pitches - $757

Take your idea and turn it into a successful business

Our May 2019 winner is French Slide!   French Slide is reinventing the patio door and eliminating the need to choose between sliding or hinging. It combines the best features of both sliding and hinging patio doors, while eliminating their cons, to create a patio door perfect for any space and every place. French Slide, the all in one patio door, is the first patio that slides as well as hinges open.  Read more about this amazing company and watch all of our outstanding competitors’ pitches at:   Startwheel.org

Presented by Old Dominion University Institute for Innovation & 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 & 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 videos of of our 2018 Competitors and Winners

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Who will be our next 757 Pitch Champion?  Apply now for our July 2019 competition




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