Welcome to day two of the Elevator Pitch Competition. Tonight we have a distinguished panel of judges and a great group from Duke leading the event.
Our judges for the night are:
Van Morris ‘78, CEO of US Microgrid
Stacy Glass ‘99, President of CaraGreen
Jeff Keller, External Technology Initiatives at GE
Also front and center we have:
Track Lead and Timer - Nick Donowitz
Floor Manager - Joe McMahan
Presiding President - Steven Pal
After brief introductions, Van Morris gave a great talk on the Business Plan. Specifically, he passed on his advice that it's not about the plan itself but the thinking behind the plan that helps a startup succeed. Great firsthand advice from Van!
I'm looking forward to a good night of pitches…