Tech Incubator at Queens College


Pitchfest is a yearly competition which brings together New York City’s best and brightest entrepreneurs to compete for seed investments. The competition is designed to give entrepreneurs a platform to pitch to investors and stakeholders while successfully commercialize their products.

This one-round competition kicks off in September, starting with one virtual rounds and culminating in a final live pitch competition on the Queens College campus.


All NYC and Queens residents, Queens College students, faculty, researchers, and alumni are welcome to compete.


In addition to cash prizes, winners will receive a discounted one-year membership with the Tech incubator at Queens College. This discounted membership includes access to interns, potential investors, advisors/mentors, the workspace from which you can build out your idea, and workshops to support your business growth.


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Competition Kicks Off

Sep 24, 2018

Round 1 Submissions Due

The initial submission of your  idea done by now.

Oct 31, 2018

Bootcamp // Workshop

November 12, 2018


Dec 06, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions

No. Anyone from any part of NYC can apply for this contest.

All submissions must be entered by 11:59 pm October 31th, 2018

All tech-enabled ideas are eligible for this contest.

No. Ideas come from all walks of life. As long as you can imagine a tech aspect to your idea you can enter.