PitchNOLA: Education Challenge presented by Capital One

Presented by Capital One

The Education Challenge presented by Capital One is the second pitch competition in Propeller’s three-part PitchNOLA series. Each competition in the series focuses on a key system, challenging the entrepreneurs and audience to imagine a more equitable future for our city.

The Education Challenge presented by Capital One will award $10,000 in total prizes for entrepreneurs ensuring every New Orleanian has equitable access an excellent education and fulfilling career path.

PitchNOLA and its winners have received notable attention from publications including the Washington Post, The Guardian, the Times Picayune, The Advocate, New Orleans City Business, WWNO, and WWLTV.

WHEN

6:30–8:30pm
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

WHERE

Propeller Incubator
4035 Washington Avenue

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PitchNOLA: Education Challenge presented by Capital One Competitors

ALAS

Lisa Maria Rhodes

Burks Management Firm

Karen Burks

Cipher 360

Kristyna Jones

Crescent City Corps

Brent Godfrey

Geaux Ready

Niesha Freeman

Girls Rock New Orleans

Li Yaffe

Kaleidoscope Early Learning Center

Kim Frusciante

Roots of Renewal

Catherine Rieder

Let's KNOW Card Games

Freddi Evans

Prizes

First Prize: $7,500 
Second Prize: $2,500
Audience Favorite: $500 (minimum) + Microsoft Surface Pro

Eligibility

All Competitions

  • Business structure: Entrepreneurs operating nonprofit and for-profit ventures are welcome to apply. Nonprofits must demonstrate earned revenue.
  • Focus area: Venture aligns with competition focus area. See below for detail.

Focus Areas

  • Early Childhood Development
  • K-12 outcomes
  • Young adults (16-24) disconnected from work or school

Audience Participation

Audience members play a key role at each PitchNOLA competition. RSVP here to join us!

The suggested $5 donation goes towards funding our Audience Favorite Award. Votes are cast by a text-in vote at the competition on Wednesday, April 17th.

We also encourage audience members to bring relevant contacts, resources, or constructive feedback to help the entrepreneurs in pursuing their ideas. Feedback cards will be provided at the competition.

Admission is free and open to all, and seating is available on a first come first serve basis. Doors (and refreshments) open at 6:30pm!

EVENT REGISTRATION IS ENCOURAGED

All our events are open to the public, but we ask that you please re-register for this event so we know you're coming. Thanks!

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Events

Register to see the competition live. Tickets are free, seating is limited.



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