Join the Bucknell Professional Network in NYC for our first-ever alumni business pitch competition on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017.

This event will feature Bucknell alumni entrepreneurs pitching their ideas to a panel of qualified judges from diverse backgrounds. Whether you're ready to pitch the perfect product or business idea, or just want to support Bucknellian entrepreneurship -- join us in New York City this fall!

Event Highlights


BES Schedule

Schedule Highlights

  • Opening reception with President Bravman
  • Keynote speaker (to be announced)
  • Alumni entrepreneur presentations
  • Awards reception

Registration coming soon!

Pitch


your business to fellow Bucknell alumni with deep-seeded ties to the global entrepreneurship community.

Compete


for funding and in-kind services to help grow and launch their startups.

Fostering Entrepreneurship at Bucknell


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Hiro Maeda '09 helped launch Tokyo-based startup incubator Open Network Lab, which provides office space, mentoring and funding to Japanese Internet startup companies.

Hiro Maeda '09 helped launch Tokyo-based startup incubator Open Network Lab, which provides office space, mentoring and funding to Japanese Internet startup companies.

Hiro Maeda '09
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Nisan Trotter '05 and his wife, Yorelis, co-founded TROTFITNESS, home of the Susquehanna Valley's #1 Fitness Boot Camp.

Nisan Trotter '05 and his wife, Yorelis, co-founded TROTFITNESS, home of the Susquehanna Valley's #1 Fitness Boot Camp.

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Katie Masich '01 started her own fragrance company, Masik Collegiate Fragrances.

Katie Masich '01 started her own fragrance company, Masik Collegiate Fragrances.

Katie Masich '01
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Jordy Leiser '06 partnered with John Ernsberger '06 to found STELLAService. Based in New York City, the company measures and rates the customer service of online retailers and works with Zappos, QVC and other companies to highlight their commitment to great service.

Jordy Leiser '06 partnered with John Ernsberger '06 to found STELLAService. Based in New York City, the company measures and rates the customer service of online retailers and works with Zappos, QVC and other companies to highlight their commitment to great service.

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