A group of University of Baltimore alumni finished first in the third annual "Pitch for a Million" competition, held on June 23 on the UBalt campus. The competition, in which six finalists from the University's 2022 M&T Bank Real Estate Fellows program discussed their concepts for improving Baltimore's middle-market neighborhoods before a panel of expert judges, was clenched by the Three Walls Development team. They plan to build vibrant communities in Baltimore through affordable, family-owned housing.
The University of Baltimore's 2022 "Pitch for a Million" competition, set for June 23, will bring six finalists from UBalt's latest cohort of M&T Bank Real Estate Fellows before a panel of Baltimore's middle-market developers to pitch their exciting real estate concepts, with a chance to win up to $1 million in project funding.
Five winners, including undergraduate students and recent alumni, emerged from the "Rise to the Challenge" Business Pitch Competition on April 21, each receiving their own version of "the big check" and a portion of the nearly $30,000 in prize money. The competition offers a showcase for the business ideas and start-ups of some of the University's most talented and driven entrepreneurs.
For his latest opinion piece in The Hill, David Lingelbach, associate professor in The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, looks at the factors behind Vladimir Putin's threats to escalate the war in Ukraine into a wider nuclear conflict.
As excitement grows for the next "Rise to the Challenge" business pitch competition, set for April 21, past participants are talking about the competition's 10-year history, and what "Rise" meant to them - that night, and in the days and years since.