The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University and Smart & Sexy invite you to join the V-WISE Innovation Cup competition. It’s your chance to win up to $15,000!
If you are a women veteran or military spouse, hone your idea pitch and present in 90 seconds or less at our V-WISE Conference in Louisville, KY.
V-WISE Louisville Innovation Cup Pitch Competition
August 11-13 2017
The Louisville Marriott Downtown
Marriott Ballroom and Foyer
280 West Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202
Finalist will have the opportunity to pitch their venture to a V-WISE audience of over 200 women “vetrepreneurs”, entrepreneur experts and leaders to compete for $30,000 in prizes and follow-on coaching with top female business leaders and entrepreneurs.
The Innovation Cup is sponsored by Smart & Sexy, whose brand mission supports women’s charities and organizations with the sale of their high-quality garments. Learn more below.
Click here to enter the competition, you must submit an executive summary and a video of yourself pitching your concept by 11:59 p.m., June 30, 2017.
- What is V-WISE?
Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE) is a premier training program in entrepreneurship and small business management open to women veterans and women military spouses/life partners. V-WISE helps participants find their passion and learn the business savvy skills necessary to turn an idea or start-up into a growing venture. Learn more below.
If I’m already a graduate of V-WISE, can I still participate?
Yes! Graduates of the V-WISE program are eligible to apply for the pitch competition, and welcome to exhibit their business!
**Note: V-WISE Louisville also features a business showcase on August 11th, powered by Smart Sexy! Register & learn more at https://v-wiselouisvillesmallbizshowcase.eventbrite.com