Babson Hosts Signature Rocket Pitch Event Today Showcasing 95 Ideas in 285 Minutes

WELLESLEY, Mass., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 95 ideas. Only 285 minutes. On October 25, 2012, Babson College will host its 13th annual Rocket Pitch where 95 teams will have only 3 minutes and 3 PowerPoint slides to make their idea stand out and pitch their business venture ideas. Not only that, but they will be pitching these ideas to a packed audience of students, competitors, faculty, entrepreneurs, investors and service providers.

You won't want to miss the next generation of entrepreneurs pitch their best ideas to you.

How it works:

Each entrepreneur is given three minutes and three PowerPoint slides to quickly and succinctly deliver the critical differentiating elements of their business ideas. Pitches happen in rapid succession in multiple rooms. Questions are not allowed during the pitch, but audience members and presenters can interact directly with the entrepreneurs at a reception directly following all presentations.

Rocket Pitch Breakdown by Industry:

  • 29% consumer products
  • 8% green
  • 6% high tech
  • 14% other
  • 16% service
  • 11% social
  • 16% web

Schedule:

  • 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m. Registration
  • 2:00 p.m.2:10 p.m. Opening Remarks
  • 2:20 p.m.4:20 p.m. Presentations
  • 4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m. Networking Reception

Register to attend:

http://2012rocketpitch.eventbrite.com

Twitter hashtag: #rocketpitch2012.

Contact: Antonette Ho; aho1@babson.edu

Rocket Pitch Sponsor:

Pepper Hamilton LLP, founded in 1890, is an internationally recognized law firm with more than 500 lawyers nationally. The firm provides corporate, litigation and regulatory legal services to leading businesses, entrepreneurial ventures, private equity funds, governmental entities, nonprofit organizations and individuals throughout the nation and the world.

About Babson:

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds™. The College is a dynamic living and learning laboratory, where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society -- while at the same time evolving our methods and advancing our programs. We shape the leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to create economic and social value. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value. For information, visit www.babson.edu.

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