2022 Global Entrepreneurship Week

This year’s Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) will take place November 14-18, 2022.

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1. River Pitch Competition

The River Pitch Business Idea Competition was created to help ideas and early-stage businesses further progress. There is no entry fee, and the event is open to both students and community members alike. Register today to have a chance to compete for 10 different $1,000 prizes for your business!


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Need to Know


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2. Demo Day at The EDGE

Network with local startups and learn about companies that are based here in Tuscaloosa. Entrepreneurs will be showcasing their businesses and workshops will be held all day.

11:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.           Welcome to Demo Day and the Entrepreneur Showcase

12:00 P.M. – 12:30 P.M.           Lunch & Networking

12:30 P.M. -1:30 P.M.               Team Presentations (5 minutes present – 5 minutes Q&A)

1:30 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.              Entrepreneur Showcase

4:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.              Break

4:30 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.              Networking & Food /Drinks

5:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.              Panel Discussion: Funding Your Startup and Business Growth 

6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.              More Networking & Entrepreneur Showcase

6:30 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.              Bama IP Commercialization Academy Final Presentations

            • Training Room at The EDGE

Need to Know

  • November 17th, 2022
  • 11:00 A.M. – 7:30 P.M.
  • In-person at The EDGE

Sign-Up to Attend Demo Day Here

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