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Demo Day: A Celebration of Entrepreneurship at Northeastern

November 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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The Husky Startup Challenge is the flagship startup competition at Northeastern University. Students take their ventures from idea to reality in a 9 week incubation process to earn the opportunity to pitch at Demo Day (this event) for a chance to win $5,000 in cash prizes.

This year they had one of the most competitive cohorts the university has ever seen. 130+ students representing over 68+ startup teams are competing for a chance to win the competition. The top 10 student-startups will be pitching on Demo Day and you do not want to miss it!

Event Details:

6:00 to 6:45 pm – All ventures table at the Curry Student Center 1st floor which gives the audience an opportunity to interact with founders, learn more about their venture, and start picking your favorites

6:45 to 7 pm – Transition to Curry Student Ballroom for live pitches

7:00 to 8:00 pm – The top 10 startups will pitch to you (audience) for 3 minutes each

8:00 to 8:10 pm – Hear students from India pitch their venture

8:10 to 8:20 pm – Judges deliberate while the audience picks the audience favorite venture ($500)

8:20 to 8:30 pm – Winners announced, speeches, photo session, and a big thank you!

Check out previous Husky Startup Challenge companies below!

1. Eat Your Coffee

2. Scholarjet

3. Busright

4. Wizio: On demand Virtual Reality

Come to engage with student founders and learn about the entrepreneurship ecosystem at Northeastern University. For any questions about the event, contact the 3 Directors of the program below:

  • Mia Nguyen (nguyen.mi@husky.neu.edu)
  • Karan Kishorepuria (kishorepuria.k@husky.neu.edu)
  • Eric Gift (gift.e@husky.neu.edu)


November 14, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Boston, MA 02115 United States