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CT New Product Business Competition 2021

Date: 10-26-2021

Time: 05:00 PM

Location: zoom Meeting ID: 962 268 4377

Training and information session will be on zoom 10/26/21 @5pm

Online submissions due November 23
"How to win your share of the $10,000 in encouragement grants we will be giving out at the November IACT Product Pitch Competion. See

$10,000 in commercialization cash grants + supplemental in-kind services

Eligibility. Connecticut residents or students at Connecticut schools are eligible; products must be pre-revenue (not yet in marketplace, other than on a limited trial basis for market testing).

Training Session “Pitching Products to Investors and Judges”

Apply by November 23 at You will be asked for a brief description of your product, and how it's better and/or cheaper to produce (and why). Do not divulge proprietary information.
On Friday, November 26, finalists will receive an invite to the state finals.

Finals Tuesday, November 30 at monthly IACT (Inventors Association of CT) meeting from 6 pm to 8 pm,
via Zoom. At the finals each innovator will have the opportunity to give a 3-minute PowerPoint presentation and answer questions from the judges about the product and plan to commercialize.

This information is also available at and

If you have any questions, email Mike Roer at

Speaker Biography:
Mike Roer, president of the Entrepreneurship Foundation, teaches new product launch, and venture capital investing,
organized the first angel investor club in Connecticut; managed associations of investors in New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Connecticut, ran the largest venture capital fair in the northeast, manages the Connecticut Business Competition and Conference, and is the author of the guide "Launching a New Venture".

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For more information, contact Douglas Lyon / x3155 /