UD Entrepreneurship Club and Horn Entrepreneurship present


Earn money for pitching a startup idea

April 10, 2024 at 6pm

Live at the VDC (132 E. Delaware)


Pitch party is meant for beginners. To pitch all you need is an idea.

To become a spectator: Scroll down to the first question and check the spectator box to register to attend.

To pitch: Please read on for qualifications and registration information.



  • Everyone who pitches earns money!

  • Contestants will win a up to $300 in cash in startup resources and prizes.

  • Topical Awards


  • Everyone who pitches earns money!

  • Pitch, get feedback and learn.

  • Join us in the audience cheer on your favorite team.

  • Learn how it’s done.


The Pitch Party is designed for those new to pitching an idea.  As part of a larger party celebrating our aspiring UD entrepreneurs, all UD students have the opportunity to pitch an entrepreneurial idea to an audience of their peers in front of a panel of judges made up of young UD entrepreneurial alumni.


Some of the Details:
  • Participants will have 90 seconds to pitch their ideas. Pitch alone or as a team.

  • Only 20 slots available to pitch. 

  • The competition begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 7:30 p.m.

  • Deadline to register is April 7 at 11:59pm.

  • Admission is FREE. 

Pitch Registration Information:


Pitch Party is Great For Beginners. All you need is an idea!


  • 1st Place: $300 Cash

  • 2nd Place: $200 Cash

  • 3rd Place: $100 Cash

  • In addition, everyone who pitches gets a $20 gift card


Topical prizes: Most Creative, Most Promising, Most Interesting, Most Motivated



  • Only UD undergraduates are eligible to pitch. If your undergraduate team includes graduate students, only undergraduate students may pitch.

  • Hen Hatch Finalists and Semifinalists are NOT eligible to pitch

  • Maximum of 1 entry per person/team.

  • Pitches must be no more than 90 seconds in length.

  • Pitches may be formal, informal, creative, comedic it’s up to you so long as you pitch the idea intended.

  • Props or prototypes are permitted. Recognize, you have 90 seconds.

  • The Director of Horn Entrepreneurship shall be the arbiter of all rules and rule clarifications.  



How do I register if I’m presenting by myself or presenting with a team?

Follow the link to the registration page. When registering, you will be prompted to populate your information and if warranted, that of your team members as well as a brief description of your idea.

When is the registration deadline?

The registration deadline is April 7 at 11:59pm. Presenters and Spectators must register to attend.



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