Author: The Pitch

Densow delivers home run with DormDash at The Pitch competition

Posted on Apr 30, 2024 by

Ding dong! Dinner is delivered … and deliver is what UW-Stevens Point marketing student Haley Densow did as she took first place at The Pitch, a startup business pitch competition featuring college students from around Northeast Wisconsin held at Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute on April 24. [View Photos] During the fast-paced business pitches […]

Young Lakeland entrepreneur turns heads at Pitch competition

Posted on May 8, 2023 by

Michaela Heling is a savvy young entrepreneur, but even she couldn’t have predicted her remarkable first year at Lakeland University. Heling, a business administration major, recently turned heads by finishing second at The Pitch, a startup business pitch competition among college students in Northeast Wisconsin that was held at Fox Cities Stadium in Appleton, Wis. She […]

St. Norbert student wins ‘Pitch’ competition

Posted on Apr 24, 2023 by

St. Norbert College senior Brianne DeLain of Appleton, took first place in the collegiate “Pitch” competition held at Fox Cities Stadium April 19. The competition looks to highlight young entrepreneurs and provide them with the resources and support needed to give their idea a shot.  “My pitch was a rainwater collection system that would be […]

UWO senior Devan Hohn wins first place at the Pitch startup business competition

Posted on May 18, 2022 by

Consider it another successful pitch for University of Wisconsin Oshkosh senior special education major Devan Hohn. Just weeks after earning the top prize at the Culver’s Business Model Competition at UW Oshkosh, the Hortonville native took first place at the Pitch, a startup business pitch competition featuring college students and student teams from around northeast Wisconsin held […]

UWO student teams celebrate strong showing in NE Wisconsin business pitch competition

Posted on Apr 28, 2021 by

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh walked away with top finishes—including the winner—in a business pitch competition among college students from northeast Wisconsin. Jalen Greenlee, founder of Flora Fruit Company, a fresh fruit subscription service, placed first in The Pitch, taking home $10,000 and $15,000 in in-kind prizes. Greenlee, of Milwaukee, is a junior business major. Ethan […]

UWO student wins The Pitch competition

Posted on Apr 12, 2019 by

A University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh student took first place in The Pitch 2019. The contest, run by The Fox Connection, brought together 11 business ideas from Northeast Wisconsin college campuses. UW-Oshkosh student Daniel Salazar took home the first-place prize of $10,000 cash and $15,000 in in-kind services for Pack-Its. The product offers easy-dispensing disposable bags to […]

Colleges pitch in to support startups

Posted on Feb 27, 2019 by

Colleges and universities across the New North are showing the rest of us the benefits of working more collaboratively. The Northeast Wisconsin Educational Resource Alliance (NEW ERA) was born in the early 2000s as leaders recognized that by working together, educational institutions could eliminate barriers so residents could get the education and training they needed when […]