On Thursday April 28th University of San Diego School of Business will hold an exciting competition in a “Shark Tank” like setting.
Top student entrepreneurs from USD and Tijuana will compete for a total of $100,000 in cash and invaluable mentorship and support.
The Startup Garage Team Compiled The Top 5 Reasons this is a must attend event:
1. There’s is no cost to attend.
It’s a completely FREE event although space is limited.
*HINT sign up early to reserve your seat.* When was the last time you had the opportunity to spent time with like minded entrepreneurs in a beautiful setting at no cost?
2. Absorb expert advice and insights from keynote speaker Tim Suski.
Tim co-founded one of the fastest growing boutique fitness franchise in Southern California, (The Rush Cycle Franchise) and also launched a technology platform used by 500+ businesses across the globe.
3. Fuel your entrepreneur inspiration.
The students pitching include a unique blend of entrepreneurs, each with their own innovative story and journey to share.
USD Current Student Entrepreneurs includes:
Lacy is a bra washing machine (patent pending) that carefully protects bras and
delicates from the damage they normally endure during traditional washing methods.
Technology company FoldedColor is an e-commerce solution for custom printed
packaging, offering standard and customizable folding carton options through a web-
to-print interface that includes instant pricing, an intuitive design editor, virtual 3D
proofing and online checkout.
This free social community for stocks and options investors, TechMeetsTrader
makes it easy to capitalize on investment opportunities and to learn from
Like Cats and Dogs
Like Cats and Dogs produces a safe pet toy for both cats and dogs.
Bi-National Track Entrepreneurs Include:
AGROSOL offers a fertilization, fumigation and geographical scanning system
performed by drones.
Baja Saver generates clean and cheap energy through a product as small as a home
refrigerator that is 100 percent self-sufficient, more effective than wind and solar
systems and a better return on investment.
Ñapanga produces and distributes a microbrew with a female focus.
FXR is an app used to request certified professional services for home repair and
4. Learn the art of pitching a Startup first hand.
Feel the presenters emotion and techniques when listening to a pitch, and tune into the panelist (potential “investors”) asking hard hitting questions.
5. Anyone can benefit from attending the V2 Pitch Competition.
Networking is key. “Meeting the right people and making connections to the San Diego start-up community is key to the success of any venture. We are lucky to bring in a unique crowd to the V2 Pitch Competition filled with investors, Entrepreneurs, alumni, and community partners. V2 has become an evening to connect, celebrate, and support our thriving San Diego and CaliBaja start-up ecosystem.” Regina Bernal, Entrepreneurship and Experiential Learning USD
Now that you’ve decided to join us, be sure to say hello to The Startup Garage Team!
We’ll have a table set up from 5-6pm at the Venture Fair prior to the event to answer any burning Startup Questions