…but my idea will be stolen if I pitch

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A post by Daniel Tunkelang made me think about revisiting a question that I inevitably get from potential entrepreneurs. Actually, it is usually the first question I get from people that are thinking about pitching their business idea, and it pertains to fear.  The question goes something like, “…but won’t someone steal my business idea if I talk […]

WMU PITCH Results

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WMU hosted a pitch competition, PITCH, on April 5th and 6th, with 32 teams competing. Here are the final results: 1st: Fish Ninja, Pitcher: Nathan Norman ($1,200) 2nd: TPimpawster, Pitcher: Erik Chmelar ($700) 3rd: Tech Guardian, Pitcher: John Fry ($400) Most Entertaining, as voted by the crowd: Erik Chmelar, TPimpawster ($200) There were 8 business ideas that […]

SxSW Student Pitch Contest

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One of the many activities that has been going during the SxSW Interactive Conference this past week has been a pitch event: Student Startup Madness.  A Michigan startup out of Michigan State University won the event, Temporun. The Student Startup Madness event started in the summer of 2012, and culimiated into the finals at SxSW […]