UT Startups Invited to Apply to Cupid’s Cup Pitch Competition


The University of Tennessee is one of 23 schools invited to participate in the 2017 Cupid’s Cup pitch competition hosted by Kevin Plank, founder and CEO of Under Armour, in partnership with Northwestern University. The competition is open to undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at UT or alumni under the age of 30. Applicants must be running a legal business entity that has demonstrated proof of traction. There is no fee to apply. The competition will award more than $100,000 in prizes.

The application deadline is January 1, 2017. Validation Day (semi-finals) will be held on February 8, 2017 at Under Armour’s global headquarters in Baltimore, MD, with the final competition scheduled for March 30, 2017 at Northwestern University’s Pick-Staiger Concert Hall.

To apply and learn more about Cupid’s Cup, please go to www.cupidscup.com.

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