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November 19, 2010

Here's the Pitch: Students Vie For Seed Money During "Pitch George" Competition

GW undergraduate Dan Kane makes his case to judges during the annual "Pitch George" business plan competition, held Nov. 13

Three minutes in an elevator. That's the amount of time students competing in the third annual Pitch George business plan competition had to convince judges that they had a winning business idea. More than 50 aspiring entrepreneurs rose to that challenge on Nov. 13 and competed for $10,500 in seed money from the Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence of the GW School of Business. Student competitors rode an elevator and pitched their business ideas to a panel of judges, all within the space of three minutes. For the first time, the competition was open to high school students from the Washington, D.C.-metro area. more





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