Villanova University’s ICE Institute to Host Annual, Campus-Wide Pitch Day Event, April 25

ICE LogoVILLANOVA, Pa. – Villanova University’s ICE Institute—promoting innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship across campus—will host its annual, campus-wide Pitch Day event Monday, April 25, providing students from across the University’s schools and colleges the opportunity to showcase their creativity and entrepreneurial spirit, while getting real-world experience in building an idea from the ground up.

Villanova’s 2016 Pitch Day will feature presentations from students participating in the seventh annual Villanova Student Entrepreneurship Competition (VSEC). During this competition, student entrepreneurs will present original ideas and prototypes to a panel of alumni and guest judges who are involved in business development, investments, marketing and technology. In addition to the $10,000 that will be awarded to student startups through VSEC, students will get invaluable feedback from mentors and advisors that can help the advance their ideas.

“Pitch Day is the culminating event for our innovators and entrepreneurs,” said II Luscri, Executive Director of the ICE Institute. “Having the opportunity take action on ideas is a major key in the entrepreneurial process, and that’s what the day is all about. Whether working to innovate in social ventures or create the next cutting edge mobile app, Villanovans across campus continue to find unique ways to ignite change.”

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