Sponsored by Eric Aroesty, C’92
May 1, 2020
Jon M. Huntsman Hall
2019-2020 Startup Showcase Agenda
May 1, 2020 from 12-8pm
(subject to change)
12pm | Registration Opens | Jon M. Huntsman Hall (JMHH) Walnut Street Lobby
Attendees check in to receive a program and a ticket to vote for the $2000 Crowd Favorite Award.
1:45 – 4:30pm | Finalist Pitches | JMHH G06
Watch the eight 2020 Finalists, selected from the Semifinalists by judges on the morning of the Startup Showcase, pitch to a live audience and a panel of judges.
1:30 – 3:00pm | “In-Elevator” Elevator Pitches | JMHH Forum Elevator
Sign up and pitch live to an invester in an actual elevator for a chance to win the $250 Best Elevator Pitch Award.
12:00 – 4:30pm | Meet & Greet | JMHH Forum
Talk with Startup Challenge Semifinalists about their ventures. Network with entrepreneurial alumni. Pose in the #entrePENNeur photobooth. Vote for the $2000 Crowd Favorite Award–drop your ticket from registration into your favorite team’s box.
4:30 – 5:30 pm | People’s Choice Award Pitches | JMHH Forum
Watch the Finalists deliver their elevator pitches in person or via Facebook Live.
Vote via text message to determine the $3,000 People’s Choice Award winner.
5:30 – 6:00 pm | Awards Ceremony | JMHH Forum
Join us to see who wins more than $130,000 in cash prizes and in-kind awards.
6:00 – 8:00pm | Celebratory Reception | JMHH 8th floor
Attendees, participants, judges, students, faculty and staff are all welcome to celebrate the conclusion of the Penn Wharton Entrpreneurship Startup Challenge and Showcase!