Monday, March 7, 2022

Connect with start-ups and entrepreneurs at Pitch and Mingle!

Tuesday, March 15 | 5 - 7 PM | Van Munching Hall, Room 2517


Join the Maryland Innovation Center for our pitch competition featuring entrepreneurs and start-up companies in the community. $7,000 in prizes will be awarded!

Pitch and Mingle is the perfect opportunity to stir up your social network, mingling with fellow attendees over light fare and libations!

Come support the community's entrepreneurs, participate in the selection process, and make connections over cocktails at the MIC.


So how does it work? 5 startups are selected to present a 4-minute pitch. This is followed by 4 minutes of Q&A from the panel of judges and audience. At the end, our judges will come together and select the top 3 companies! These winners will receive cash prizes with first place receiving $3,000! In addition, there will be a "Crowd Favorite" award which is selected by the audience.

Our judges include:

  • Cyndi Gula, Founder, Gula Tech Advisors

  • Kimberly Mentzell, Cybersecurity Program Manager, Maryland Department of Commerce

  • Jack Miner, Chief Investment Officer, TEDCO

Ticket sales close on March 14 at 11:30 PM. Find more information here Registration for this event is required. Food and drink are included.