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Program Requirements Date/Place

Applications Open

Begin your application here. Thursday, May 15th

Volunteer Kick Off Event

Core team volunteers. Thursday, May 29th
5:30-7pm

220 & Change, 3rd Floor Learning Studio
220 Second Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98104

Jumpstart Workshop 1  Designing for Humans

Applicants are highly encouraged to attend one workshop. Register. Wednesday, June 11th
6-8:30pm

220 & Change, Impact Hub Seattle's Globe Room
220 Second Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98104

Jumpstart Workshop 2  Financial Modeling

Applicants are highly encouraged to attend one workshop. Register Tuessday, June 17th (NOTE: Date updated)
6-8:30pm

220 & Change, Impact Hub Seattle's Globe Room
220 Second Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98104

Jumpstart Workshop 3  Marketing, Sales, and Social Impact

Applicants are highly encouraged to attend one workshop. Register Friday, June 27th (NOTE: Date updated)
6-8:30pm

220 & Change, Impact Hub Seattle's Globe Room
220 Second Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98104

Orientation for coaches, screeners, judges

Email Judges/Coach lead Bob O'Hara  Monday, June 30th
6-8:30pm

220 & Change, Impact Hub Seattle's Globe Room
220 Second Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98104

Quarterfinalists Announced

40 Quarterfinalists are chosen to pitch in the next round. Monday, July 21st

Application Deadline for Student Track

Wednesday, July 30th
Midnight

Video Pitch Clinic 1

Applicants are required to attend one pitch clinic. Present, receive peer feedback, receive expert coach feedback, and go home with video of your pitch. ONLY ONE CLINIC PER APPLICANT. Tuesday, September 9th 2pm


220 & Change, 3rd Floor Learning Studio

220 Second Avenue South

Seattle, WA 98104

Video Pitch Clinic 2

Applicants are required to attend one pitch clinic. Present, receive peer feedback, receive expert coach feedback, and go home with video of your pitch. ONLY ONE CLINIC PER APPLICANT. Tuesday, September 9th 6pm


220 & Change, 3rd Floor Learning Studio

220 Second Avenue South

Seattle, WA 98104

Video Pitch Clinic 3

Applicants are required to attend one pitch clinic. Present, receive peer feedback, receive expert coach feedback, and go home with video of your pitch. ONLY ONE CLINIC PER APPLICANT. Wednesday, September 10th 2pm


220 & Change, 3rd Floor Learning Studio

220 Second Avenue South

Seattle, WA 98104

Video Pitch Clinic 4

Applicants are required to attend one pitch clinic. Present, receive peer feedback, receive expert coach feedback, and go home with video of your pitch. ONLY ONE CLINIC PER APPLICANT. Wednesday, September 10th 6:30pm


220 & Change, 3rd Floor Learning Studio

220 Second Avenue South

Seattle, WA 98104

Student Quarterfinals

Selected Quarterfinalists pitch in front of community judges and peers on Saturday, September 13th where 8 will be selected as Semifinalists. The semifinalist will compete to present at the "main event" – all semifinalists will participate in the main event on October 28th main Saturday, September 13th

Judging all day (attendance required during only ~1 hour window for each contestant)


UW – Bothell

18115 Campus Way NE

Bothell, WA 98011-8246 (room TBD)

Quarterfinal Competition

40 Quarterfinalists pitch in front of community judges and peers; 20 will advance to Semifinals and participate in October 28th main event. Thursday, September 18th

Judging all day (attendance required during only ~1 hour window for each contestant)


UW, Paccar Hall

4295 E. Stevens Way NE

Seattle, WA 98105

Student Track Quarterfinal

TBD

Semifinalists Announced

28 Semifinalists are chosen to pitch in the next round. Monday, September 22nd

Semifinal Competition

20 Semifinalists plus Student Track Semifinalists pitch in front of community judges; 14 will advance to Finals and pitch on stage in front of ~1000 people at McCaw Hall on Oct. 28th. Tuesday, October 7th

Half day of judging (attendance required during only 30 minute window for each contestant)


Seed IP

701 Fifth Ave, Suite 5400

Seattle, WA 98104

Finalists Announced

14 Finalists move on to pitch in the final event. Friday, October 10th

Finalist Prep/Coaching Session

TBD


220 & Change, Impact Hub Seattle

220 Second Avenue South

Seattle, WA 98104

Final Competition

24 Semifinalists and Finalists will participate in "poster-table" trade-show-like event to connect with the community; 14 finalists will pitch on stage to compete for grants and investments. Tuesday, October 28th

4:30 – 9pm community event


McCaw Hall, Seattle Center

Fast Pitch Finals

Mark your calendars for the Fast Pitch Finals on October 28, 2014 at McCaw Hall!

Our top finalists will be pitching a panel of eminent judges and impact investors to win a portion of $250,000 of grants and investments.  Pitches are fascinating, well-delivered, and quick – you’ll wonder where the time went!

Winners will be selected in the categories of best established nonprofit, best startup nonprofit, best for-profit, and best high school and college pitches.

Plus, YOU the audience will have the opportunity to vote and pick who receives thousands of dollars in Audience Choice awards!