Social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and even Google+ have transformed communication and business. At Georgetown that is evident as the Hoya Challenge Team is announcing a Twitter Pitch allowing entrepreneurs and business owners to tweet their business idea to @hoyaChallenge for a chance to win $140. The competition will take place from Wednesday, October 10, 2012 through October 20, 2012 at 11:59 PM. Upon receiving the tweet, the company will direct message (DM) a confirmation of receiving the tweet. For any reason (e.g. private accounts) that you don’t receive a message, e-mail the team.
Example Tweet: @HoyaChallenge late night coffee delivery service, college students never sleep so why should coffee shops
Other upcoming events at Georgetown include the Rocket Pitch on November 9, 2012 and Georgetown Entrepreneurship Day which is also on November 9th. The Rocket Pitch give students the opportunity to pitch their idea to a panel of judges. $2,500 in prize money will be distributed among the teams that place first, second, and third place in addition to the people’s choice award.
For more information, e-mail the team.
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