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Idea Pitch!

May 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am

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Thirteen entrepreneurs have participated in Santa Fe Innovate’s 2021 Ideation Process and Program. They have spent the past five weeks testing, iterating, and advancing their startup ideas using Lean Startup and Lean Canvas concepts and tools. The program wraps up in the fifth week with an idea pitch competition.idea pitch

Join us May 15, 2021 at 10:00am MDT as our entrepreneurs pitch their ideas for three minutes via Zoom. Our panel of judges will follow-up with questions for each entrepreneur for an additional three minutes. The top two ideas, as determined by our judges, will receive added incentives to continue work on their startup ideas.

We are grateful for the support of the City of Santa Fe and the Economic Development Department, especially for the added incentives for the top ideas.

Panel of Judges

Julia Sze is an impact Investor and lecturer. Since 2018, Julia has taught at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and leads a class on social entrepreneurship, impact venture capital, and sustainable investment management.

Rich Brown is the Director, Community & Economic Development, City of Santa Fe. Rich and team provide guidance and support for business development, a professional level of service for the business community, stimulate entrepreneurism, and provide a platform for economic growth.

David Ollila is a Michigan-based serial entrepreneur and inventor, with 16 patents to his name and 10 start-ups under his belt. He is passionate about the outdoor industry and is committed to supporting entrepreneurs, start-ups and small businesses. When he isn’t at his desk or on his phone, he’s likely out exploring the wilderness.


Register today and join us on May 15, 2021 at 10:00am MDT in support of these entrepreneurs as they build their businesses in New Mexico!

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May 15, 2021
10:00 am