The University of Arizona

McGuire New Venture Competition and Showcase

Come cheer on the 21 McGuire Entrepreneurship Program student start-up teams as they present their new ventures in a rapid-fire rocket pitch competition and an interactive trade show at the McGuire Program New Venture Competition and Showcase on May 2. Students are competing for $20,000 in cash and additional prizes.

All events take place at the Eller College of Management in McClelland Hall, 1130 E. Helen St., in the Berger Auditorium and adjoining Estes Atrium. The event is free and open to the public. Please plan to join us for this exciting event!


9 a.m. - Trade show
10 a.m. - Round 1 Rocket Pitches
12:45 p.m. - Food Truck Roundup
2 p.m. - Business/Law Exchange Presentation
2:30 p.m. - Round 2 Finalist Pitches
4 p.m. - Trade show
5 p.m. - Awards Ceremony
5:30 p.m. - Reception

McGuire Entrepreneurship Program students receive a year of intensive experiential education that engages them in the process of moving innovation from an early-stage idea to a sustainable investor-ready venture.

May 2, 2014   9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Audience Size: 
Large (101-500)


Main Campus
Eller College of Management and McClelland Hall, 1130 E. Helen St.
Tucson, AZ
United States

Contact Info & Links

McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship
Contact Person: 
Julie Forster
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