7 Minutes - 5 Pitches - $757

Take your idea and turn it into a successful business

Our September 2019 winner is Kamana!   For Employers, Kamana’s talent management platform is designed for the innovative healthcare employer. A secure admin dashboard offers real-time talent collaboration, credential management, in-app messaging, and deploys submission-ready documentation for the VMS, MSP, or healthcare facility — from any device. For Professionals – Kamana creates an efficient, streamlined, secure platform for healthcare professionals to effortlessly manage their travel careers. Professionals can showcase exactly what they’re looking for in their https://startwheel.org/next contract, so recruiters know where, when, and how they want to work — without the phone tag. 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, ODU-IIE TempO, and Startwheel.org – 757Pitch is Hampton Roads, Virginia’s premier 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? Contact us  
757 PitchWho will be our next 757Pitch Champion? 

757Pitch Feb 2020

Feb 18, 2020 5:30 – 8:30 PM Come see five of the region’s finest compete for cash and prizes.  Get your free tickets now to attend.  ht to you by ODU-IIE and Startwheel.org. Prizes for this month’s contest are being provided by ODU-IIE, BizConnect and Patent Portfolio Builders, PLLC (PPB Law). PPB Law is showing their support by offering a startup a free patent application.  The application will include the drafting and filing of one U.S. provisional or utility patent application. This process will also include consultations by an experienced PPB attorney to better understand the 757Pitch Winner’s IP and to draft claims that align with their business goals. PPB Law will also cover the costs of the initial government filing fees for this patent application. Patent Portfolio Builders, PLLC is excited for this opportunity to continue to grow their relationship with all of those involved in the 757 region’s startup community. In addition, while at this month’s competition PPB Law is willing to speak with people before and afterward concerning their IP matters and to answer questions.

Check out our 757Pitch Facebook page for event pictures and other helpful resources. 






Visit Us On TwitterVisit Us On FacebookVisit Us On YoutubeVisit Us On Instagram