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VCU Demo Day Applications are Open!

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Deadline: Friday, March 22 at 11:59 pm

2024 Demo Day

Friday, April 19, 2024
10 AM - 2 PM
SHIFT Retail Lab
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VCU Demo Day is the da Vinci Center’s annual event showcasing the top talent of the university’s student and alumni entrepreneurship. The event includes pitches, founder Q&A, and networking to meet student and alumni founders and learn more about their growing ventures. Demo Day is an opportunity to highlight and reward the top talent across the university, ranging from medical devices to social and non-profit ideas. 

Ideas Session 
The Ideas session is for anyone with an idea that has not been expanded. It will involve three 60 second elevator pitch about an idea, not an active venture.

Alumni Session 
The Alumni Session will involve three 3 minute pitches to judges for all alumni ventures.

Academic Session 
The Academic Session will involve three 3 minute pitches about a class project, not an active venture.

 

2023 Demo Day and Awardees

2022 Awardees

Entrepreneurship at VCU

VCU believes students have the power to turn ideas into solutions that make the world a better place.

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Audience of the 2023 Demo Day presentations.
presenting their pitch during 2023 Demo Day.
The audience at 2023 Demo Day.
presenting their pitch for 2023 Demo Day.