Entrepreneurship Symposium & Innovation Pitch Competition 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Location: 
SF State Downtown Campus, 835 Market Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94103
Contact Name: 
Sandra Henao, Executive Director of Business Development and Marketing
Event Description: 

San Francisco State University Friday., Apr. 26, 2019

Hosted by San Francisco State University College of Business, the second annual Entrepreneurship Symposium is part of a larger initiative to establish an innovation institute at San Francisco State University.

This program is designed for budding entrepreneurs and early-stage startup founders seeking to develop stronger entrepreneurial skills and to build their network. Participants who are able to bring intellectual rigor, curiosity, and the drive to go out and apply what they learn in this program will see a successful transformation of themselves by the end of this event.

Come listen to Keynote Speaker Kate Sofis, CEO & Cofounder SFMade; Co-Founder Urban Manufacturing Alliance and other accomplished leaders at our Entrepreneurship Symposium to be held on Friday, April 26, 2019, at the San Francisco State University Downtown Campus. Buy tickets before March 29, 2019, to save 50% off the regular price.

Visit the event page for complete information.

Ready to sign up? Please visit the Symposium Eventbrite page.

The Innovation Pitch Competition

The Innovation Pitch Competition is designed for San Francisco State University students with a new business idea or startup. Students who submit an application to the Pitch Competition must be resourceful, resilient and mature, as well as be open to feedback and adapting to change.

Our Innovation Pitch Competition is a forum to share and discover new business ideas and startups. The deadline to submit your business idea to this pitch competition is April 5, 2019. Only three ideas will be selected from the application pool. Students selected to pitch their ideas are welcomed to attend the Symposium free of charge to learn from our highly accomplished speakers and to hear pitches from other San Francisco State University student entrepeneurs.

Cash prizes totaling $8,500 will be awarded to the three winners of the Pitch Competition.

Learn more about the Pitch Competition and submit your pitch application here

Application Deadline: Friday, April 5, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.