BABSON COLLEGE TO LAUNCH ROCKET PITCH COMPETITION FOR LOS ANGELES STARTUPS ON NOVEMBER 8
Babson College has announced it will host its first-ever Los Angeles-based Rocket Pitch competition at the SLS Hotel Beverly Hills on Sunday, November 8, 2015.
Babson’s unique, fast-paced pitch competition give entrepreneurs three minutes and three PowerPoint slides to showcase their business ideas in a clear and concise manner to potential investors or other interested parties.
Judges to include:
- Taryn Dukellis, Ops and Logistics Manager, Uber
- Gautam Gupta '07, Co-Founder and CEO, NatureBox
- William Hsu, Managing Partner, Mucker Capital
- Jason Larian '09, VP Business Development, MGA Entertainment
- Jamie Siminoff ’99, Chief Inventor and CEO, Ring
“Babson’s Rocket Pitch is just one of many vehicles that the college employs to unleash the inner entrepreneur,” says Jason Reuben ‘07, co-organizer of the Babson Los Angeles Rocket Pitch, co-founder of Gemvara and TheChicCulture. “As an undergraduate student, I participated in the Babson Rocket Pitch on the Wellesley campus and that was the catalyst for the creation of the online jewelry company, Gemvara. I have seen Rocket Pitch results firsthand, and so am pleased on behalf of the Babson Board of Overseers to work with the Alumni Association to bring the event to Los Angeles.”
When: Sunday, November 8, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.
Where: SLS Hotel Beverly Hills, 465 S La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
Hosted by the Babson Alumni Club of Southern California
About Babson College
Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds ®. The top-ranked college for entrepreneurship education, Babson is a dynamic living and learning laboratory where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society. We prepare the entrepreneurial leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to make a difference in the world, and have an impact on organizations of all sizes and types. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action ® as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value.