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STAND UP Pitch Competition

November 24, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


It’s the end of first semester and Mac Spectrum is excited to bring you our first annual STAND UP Pitch Competition. 

We are giving McMaster students the opportunity to practice pitching their startup idea at a training session (November 17) and then pitch their idea (November 24) for a chance to win cash prizes and local in-kind support!

November 17, 2014 – Registration and mandatory Pitch Training
November 24, 2014 – Pitch your start up idea to a live audience! 

If you are interested in pitching your idea on November 24, it is mandatory to attend the Training Session on November 17.

Please register HERE

WHEN: Monday, November 17, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
WHERE: Engineering Technology Building (ETB) Room 535
1280 Main Street West
McMaster University
COST: Free
FOOD: Pizza + Pop

For the Pitch Training event on November 17, you must come prepared with an idea and some preliminary practice pitching that idea. The workshop is designed to refine your pitch in a concise way. From there you will be selected to participate in the official STAND UP Pitch Competition on November 24, 2014.

Pitch Time Limit: 2 Minutes

Download the Judging Summary HERE

1st Place: $2,500 
2nd Place: $1,000 
3rd Place: $500
People’s Choice: $500 
+ In-Kind contributions from Weever AppsSimpson Wigle LAW LLPCypress Strategies, and more

Go to to learn more about rules, prizes, and judges.


November 24, 2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8 Canada
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