The 2019 Pitch Contest is happening in partnership with regional events. Winning an associated regional event moves you on to the Innovation Showcase.

Companies will compete in front of an audience of investors and community members.


Click here to view the Innovation Showcase Judging Rubric

Give your pitch at one of the following pitch qualifiers, where up to 25 presenting entrepreneurs will be selected to participate in the Innovation Showcase!

2019 Pitch Events:

Idea Week Venture, Hosted by Idea Center, South Bend, IN | April 12 at 8:00 am

PNW Big Sell, Hammond, IN | April 27 at 1:00 pm

Evansville, IN | June 11 at TBD

The Root,  Hosted by Elevate Ventures, New Albany, IN 47150 | June 13 at 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Matchbox with Purdue Foundry, Lafayette, IN | June 20 at 7:00 pm

The Columbia Club, VCI Luncheon, Indianapolis, IN | July 11 at 11:30 am

Launch Terre Haute, Terre Haute, IN | July 18 at 5:30 pm

Innovation Connector, Muncie, IN | July 23 at 6:30 pm

Fort Wayne – TBD

Bloomington – TBD

Central Indiana – TBD