Spring Pitch Competition - Reminder

March 22, 2022
Submitted By: Aydin Oksoy

The Spring 2022 Business Pitch Competition

A University-wide Event Sponsored by the Barney School of Business


Wednesday, April 13 at 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.


Step on up to the microphone. Pitch your business idea.

Up to $1,500 in Prizes…PLUS…the Alumni Award


  • Who will be eligible: all University of Hartford students (Graduate & Undergraduate, Hillyer included) 
  • What to prepare: provide a one-minute pitch that covers the following:
  1. Company name
  2. Opportunity or problem that is tied to the offering or solution
  3. Cost or investment needed to start the business
  4. Detailed description of your target market
  5. Detailed description of the competitive environment
  6. Projected sales and profits
Details of the event are as follows.
  • Register for Pitch Competition by April 11 at midnight by email to Please contact Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, Dr. Aydin Oksoy (
  • Limited walk-in slots available after deadline (so sign up soon!)
  • Physical location: Auerbach Hall 238
  • Judges: University of Hartford alums, business professionals and professors
  • Online/Remote Access link – will be sent to the registered participants and judge

  • If interested, winners will be mentored by judges to proceed to the ‘big leagues’ across various Statewide (Connecticut) intercollegiate competitions.  The following are sponsored by the Entrepreneurship Foundation, offering $15,000 in encouragement grants & free legal services, co-working and maker memberships.