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The CLIMB Applications Due

THE CLIMB is a business development event series for all collegiate startups based in Colorado that culminates with THE CLIMB | Pitch Night on April 25th @ The Curtis. Past CLIMB winners includes teams like, Vita Inclinata Technologies (CU Denver, CU Boulder, Mines), Lithic Nutrition (CU Boulder), Living Ink Technologies (CSU), Rosenberg Bagels (CU Denver), and more.

Message: Have a brilliant business idea, but aren't sure where to begin? THE CLIMB | Jake Jabs Center Business Plan Competition may be your next step toward entrepreneurial success. Apply Now Online – Applications Close March 22nd.

Why: Students can win a first place prize of $7500, second place $2,500 and People’s Choice $1,000. In addition, a full package of in-kind services will be awarded to winners including legal, association memberships and more.

Speaking of applications. I could use some online reviewers, if anyone is interested. Online evaluations will take place from March 25-April 2. Reviewers evaluate and score up to 3 online applications. Includes a 60-90 second pitch video and 3 page executive summary for an early student startup. Scoring metrics and reviews are all done online through virtual ReviewR platform. Scores will be used to select top 6 finalist for Pitch Night on April 25th. If you are interested, please shoot me an email at .

Earlier Event: March 16
Mentor Saturday
Later Event: April 12
3rd Annual Alumni Matrix