On Friday, April 10, and Friday, April 17, the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship will host Pitch Dingman walk-in sessions aboard the Terp Ride bus as part of UMD's 30 Days of Entrepreneurship celebration (#30DaysUMD). Entrepreneurs-in-residence will be on the bus ready to give actionable feedback on business ideas from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Terp Ride will be parked in the bus terminal outside of Stamp Student Union.
Every Friday, the Dingman Center ]opens its doors to student entrepreneurs determined to launch and develop their business =platforms during an informal pitch session, Pitch Dingman.
At Pitch Dingman, students, alumni, staff and faculty have the opportunity to meet with a seasoned entrepreneur to discuss their business ideas. These informal sessions are held on a walk-in basis every Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Dingman Center suite, 2518 VMH. Participants are not required to bring a business plan or wear a suit. Just come ready to talk to an Entrepreneur in Residence about your idea and leave with actionable next steps.
Watch five student entrepreneurs pitch a panel of all-star judges for $3,500 in seed funding. Audience will text-to-vote for the $500 Audience Choice Award.
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Have an idea for a business? Pitch Dingman informal sessions are open to all UMD students. Meet with a successful entrepreneur to discuss your business idea and receive actionable feedback and next steps. No suits or business plans necessary. Walk-ins are welcome.
Following your session, there will be an opportunity to make an appointment for a longer follow-up session.
Watch ﬁve student entrepreneurs compete for $2,500 in seed funding. Audience will text-to-vote for their favorite startup and award them the $500 Audience Choice Award.
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