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The 2019 Pitch Competition hosted by the Dominion Energy Innovation Center in partnership with Randolph-Macon College, will feature 3 emerging technology startups vying for a $10,000 award and membership to the Dominion Energy Innovation Center. In conjunction, there will be a separate award for participating student teams representing Randolph-Macon College. Selected finalist's will have the opportunity to pitch in front of a panel of judges and live audience consisting of ecosystem leaders, investors, and community members. One team will be presented with the award at the end of the event. 

Event Date: February 21st (see schedule below)

Entry Deadline: January 31st


  • Applying companies must be incorporated.

  • They may not have launched prior to 2016.

  • They have at least one full time employee.

  • They haven't raised more than $1 million in funding from combined funding sources.

Eligibility


Judges

 
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Carrie Roth

President & CEO

VA BIO+TECH PARK

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Joseph Tannery

Energy Technology Advisor

Dominion Energy

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Blue Crump

Program Director

Lighthouse Labs, University Initiative

 
 
 
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Bryan Bostic

CEO

Visual Workforce

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Sheridan Skurupey

Owner

Skurp’s Vegan Craft Burgers

 

Attend

Venue

Randolph Macon College

Birdsong Hall                                                                                                          106 E. Patrick St.                                                                                              Ashland, VA 23005

*parking available on the street

 

Event Schedule

Thursday, February 21, 2018

  • 5:30 - 6:30 PM Cocktail hour / networking

  • 6:30 - 7:00 PM Opening Remarks:

    • J. Dontrese Brown, Executive Director - The EDGE, Randolph Macon College

    • Carrie Roth, President & CEO, VA Bio+Tech Park, Chairman, Dominion Energy Innovation Center

    • Hanover County Economic Development

  • 7:00 - 8:00 PM Pitch Finalist Pitches