Photos from the 2009 Pace Pitch Contest

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[2009 Pace Pitch Contest]
The MIT Enterprise Forum of New York City Prize for the Pitch with the Most Innovative Technology ($2,500): Tears for Life
(left to right: Professor Bruce Bachenheimer, Director of Entrepreneurship @ Lubin; winner Jared Greer; and Owen Cocking, chair of the MIT Enterprise Forum of NYC)
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[2009 Pace Pitch Contest]
The TechSpace Prize of Six Months of Office Space for a New York City Start-Up Pitch (valued at $15,000): NewlyWish
(left to right: Professor Bruce Bachenheimer; winners Amanda Allen, Danielle Colamartino, Robard Williams, and Rob Brueckmann; and judging panel member Michael Gochman)
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[2009 Pace Pitch Contest]
The Lubin School of Business Prize for the Winning New Business Concept Pitch ($25,000): NewlyWish
(left to right: Selection Committee member Professor Paul Kurnit; Professor Bruce Bachenheimer; winners Amanda Allen, Danielle Colamartino, Robard Williams, and Rob Brueckmann; and Professor James Russell)
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[2009 Pace Pitch Contest]
The Helene and Grant Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship Prize for the Winning Social Venture Pitch ($25,000): EGG-Energy
(left to right: Professor Bruce Bachenheimer; winners Rhonda Jordan, Mark Yen; and Selection Committee member Rebecca Tekula)
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[2009 Pace Pitch Contest]   Dean Joseph Baczko welcomes everyone to the Pitch Contest and gives the opening remarks.
 
MIT Professor Iqbal Quadir, founder of GrameenPhone, gives the keynote address.   [2009 Pace Pitch Contest]
 
[2009 Pace Pitch Contest]
Professor Bruce Bachenheimer, creator of the Pace Pitch Contest, provides an overview of the event.
 
[2009 Pace Pitch Contest]
Judges Somak Chattopadhyay and Michael Gochman listening to the first pitch.
 
[2009 Pace Pitch Contest]
Judge Lori Smith poses a question to a finalist.
 
[2009 Pace Pitch Contest]
Judges Jonathan Greengrass, Vice President of the Greyston Foundation, and Stanley Litow, President of the IBM International
Foundation.
 
[2009 Pace Pitch Contest]
Finalists observing a pitch, about to make their own.
 
[2009 Pace Pitch Contest]   Marina Slavina, a recent Pace alumna (MBA '08), pitches Mobilestead.
 
[2009 Pace Pitch Contest]
Amanda Allen, an MBA candidate at Fordham, pitches NewlyWish.
 
Stephen Steinberg, a senior at the University of Maryland, pitches Raw Athletics.   [2009 Pace Pitch Contest]
 
[2009 Pace Pitch Contest]
Manpreet Singh, a recent MBA graduate from Wharton, and Amandeep Bakshi, a graduate student at Johns Hopkins, pitch Seva Call.
 
[2009 Pace Pitch Contest]
Jared Greer, a recent MBA graduate from the University of Arkansas, pitches Tears for Life.
 
[2009 Pace Pitch Contest]   Vanessa Green, an MBA candidate at MIT Sloan, pitches Community Water Solutions.
 
[2009 Pace Pitch Contest]
Mark Yen and Rhonda Jordan, graduate students at MIT, pitch EGG-Energy.
 
[2009 Pace Pitch Contest]
Ben Miley, a Pace MBA candidate, pitches TuneButton.
 
[2009 Pace Pitch Contest]
Craig Edelman, an MPA candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School, pitches VALA.
 
[2009 Pace Pitch Contest]
Chuck Howe and Kate Clopeck from the Community Water Solutions team review the Pitch Contest program.
 
[2009 Pace Pitch Contest]
Sirus Tanyawattanakul and Sarthak Shah, Pace MBA candidates and Pitch Contest volunteers, happy after a successful event!