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Rocket Pitch

Catalyze your idea into action!


 Welcome to Rocket Pitch – where ideas take flight! This platform is your chance to present a compelling pitch in just 4 minutes. Focus on the key aspects of a successful Rocket Pitch: Problem, Market, Competitive Landscape, and Solution. Learn more below about what makes a "good" pitch:

Aspects of a Good Rocket Pitch
  • Problem:
    • Ventures exist to solve real problems. Share a problem or opportunity that matters, whether it's personal, based on feedback, or addressing a larger issue.
  • Market:
    • Identify an attractive market. Share market statistics, such as affected population, transaction volumes, and market trends. Highlight the potential for growth.
  • Competitive Landscape:
    • Acknowledge competitors and explain what their solutions lack. Showcase how addressing these gaps is not just beneficial for customers but also a unique opportunity for your venture.
  • Solution:
    • Build upon the foundation and reveal what you're creating. If there's progress, share the evolution and what's coming next. A clever name, though not mandatory, can add a touch of flair.
Demo Day

Weekly winners will compete in the Rocket Pitch Faceoff on Demo Day. Prize funds, exclusive perks, and bragging rights await the top pitches!

Rocket Pitch Faceoff Prize Amounts:

  • 1st Place: $750
  • 2nd Place: $500
  • 3rd Place: $250

Additional Perks:

  • Exclusive gathering at the W&M President's Residence
  • Sweet swag for all winners
Audience Participation

Not interested in pitching? Join the audience and be a part of the action! Vote for the best pitch and witness the innovative ideas taking center stage at the Hub.

Ready to Launch Your Pitch?

Be a part of Rocket Pitch and showcase your innovative ideas. Sign up now to take the stage!

Upcoming Rocket Pitch Events