5:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Manor Hill Brewing
4411 Manor Lane, Ellicott City, MD, 21042

The Maryland Innovation Center’s Great Pumpkin Pitch spotlights startups with bright ideas, scalable plans, and stage presence in a competition-style format. The competition heats up in sweater weather season, featuring up to $7,000 in prizes. Capital, resources, and exposure are up for grabs in this fall face-off!

The Pitch and Mingle is a chance to (pumpkin) spice up your business network, enjoying cocktails and light fare in great company.

Here’s the concept:

  • Five startups present four-minute pitches.
  • Four minutes of Q&A from our judges’ panel and audience members follow.
  • The top three contestants are selected, with the first place winner receiving
  • $3,000, and a “crowd favorite” selected by you!


Registration for this event is required. Food and drink are included. Ticket sales close on October 19 at 11:30 PM

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