“What’s Your Pitch” Preliminary Competition

  • May 7, 2019
  • 2pm - 5:30pm
  • Wells Fargo Connection Center
    150 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017

USPAACC is partnering with the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship at Rice University to hold the 5th annual "What's Your Pitch: Innovations Meet the Market." Startups from around the country will compete in five cities, including New York City. Winners of the preliminaries in each city will advance to the semifinals in Houston. 

The New York City preliminary will be held at the Wells Fargo Connection Center on May 7, 2019 from 2pm - 5:30pm. The event will be hosted by Wells Fargo and USPAACC National. 20 Semi-Finalists will then compete in Houston for $100,000 in cash prize and service values.



  • Consumer Goods
  • Technology
  • Life Science & Healthcare
  • Energy & Utilities



April 2019

Regional Preliminary Rounds

June 4, 2019

Semi-Final Round - Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University

June 5, 2019

Final Round - CelebrAsian Procurement & Business Conference | Hilton Americas-Houston

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