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Annual Rise to the Challenge Pitch Competition


Finale date/time 

What are you doing this year? How are you moving your ideas forward?



Now is the time to:
Think. Act. Be Bold.

The Rise to the Challenge Pitch Competition offers over $15,000 in cash and professional services up for grabs. The Competition promises to be UB’s most exciting competition of the year. This could be just the vehicle to breathe life into your unique idea or give your existing business a boost.

Register here at:  Reviewr

Application Deadline: March 25, 2018

Final "Live" Competition: May 2, 2018

"Some of the best ideas come out of the blue."
- Richard Branson, Chairman of Virgin Group

"I think that it’s always possible to have a great company if you have great ideas."
-Jerry Yang, former CEO/co-founder of Yahoo

"Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple, learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen."
-John Steinbeck, author

Here are the 2017 "Finalist & Winners".

depicts the winners and crowd favorite of the 2017 Rise to the Challenge