Learn the secret to a perfect pitch on March 4

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Sam Hollander (left) and Bruno Gonzalez-Hauger, top student competition winners, will lead a workshop on how to create the perfect pitch

Competing in the Hunter Brooks Watson Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards or the RvD iPrize on March 25 and want feedback on your pitch? Visit the LaunchPad on the first floor of Bird Library on Friday, March 4 at 4pm where Ambassadoor CEO, Bruno Gonzalez Hauger G‘23, and Perk CEO, Sam Hollander ‘22, will be present to answer questions and offer advice.  Both are the top two winners of campus competitions, winning nearly $150,000 in combined prizes.

In addition to the pitch workshop, campus teams will receive important updates and information, as well as other tools to help prepare upon completion of the common app. Applications for the Hunter Brooks Watson Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award and the RvD iPrize (which runs concurrently with the Hunter Brooks Watson Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award) are being accepted now through March 15.

The annual $10,000 award competition celebrates the life and spirit of Hunter Brooks Watson. It is made possible through the generosity of the Hunter Brooks Watson Memorial Fund. Hunter Brooks Watson was a Syracuse University student who died at age 20 in a distracted driving car accident. He was an entrepreneur and a creative, with passionate interests in music, computer science, the performing arts, and data analytics.

If you have any questions about the pitch workshop on March 4th or the Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards, please reach out to launchpad@syr.edu or this year’s Hunter Brooks Watson Scholar, Jack Ramza ‘22 G’23, at jjramza@syr.edu.