And so it ends… but not without one last night of Pop-up shops, free food, prize winning, and of course, PITCHING! Find out how it all went down at Zuventurez: The Finals and discover who was the winner of the $15,000 Grand Prize!
As the Semi-Finals come to a close, we have our 6 finalists… click here to see who is moving forward and to get an inside look at what seasoned Zuventurez competitor, Monte Thigpen, is looking forward to after an intense night of pitching!
ZV Fellow and PITCH 2016 third place winner, Jennifer Vassel, MA ‘12, MBA ‘18, is the author and founder of “I Am Unique!” A children’s book series and empowerment brand that inspires girls to overcome their insecurities so they can share their unique gifts and do more of what sets their soul on fire.
CEO and founder of Venture Leather Company and our Zuventurez PITCH 2018 first place winner, James Crawford '09 tells us about his experience and how the $15,000 prize money will directly impact his business. His leather company in Uganda invests 100% of their profit back into local businesses that cultivate strong and supportive communities through Venture’s work.
When you’re an entrepreneur, you learn pretty quickly and come to terms with the fact that not all your cards are going to play the way you’d like. One of the best things you can do for your business is to stack your deck...
Connecting is a core need as human beings. With our rapidly expanding world and different circles that we need to maintain, the need for a one-stop relationship managing platform was needed and Social Media answered the call. From a start up in a garage to an idea in a dorm room, you have to begin somewhere so why not start where you're at?
They Dreamed. They Launched. Now, they PITCH! Read about this year's FINAL 6 teams who are changing the world one dream at a time. Come support them on March 20th @7PM in UTTC to see who will go home with the $15,000 prize.
Yes, he’s an editing genius and has a great smile that captivated the hearts of all fun-loving millennials and his 23 million combined followers. But behind the scenes, there’s a method to his magic and insight into why what he does is so captivating.
Even though we feel like we can’t pass up some of those amazing prices, millennials have been thinking beyond the store shelves and into the companies’ values and inner workings. Conscious consumerism is on the rise.
"The “why” is the heartbeat of your business or startup. But what does that even mean?" Guest Blogger Alex Russ '17 tells us about how he and his brother found their Jewelry company's, M57 Revolution, vision and purpose.