Our Pitch Contests

*Applicants who have raised/ earned profits less than $25K for their idea are encouraged to apply


  • First Place – $1,000
  • Second Place – $750
  • Third Place – $500
  • Fan-Favorite (audience members text in their votes) – $500
EforAll Expert Adam Medros - Senior Vice President of Global Product, TripAdvisor

EforAll Expert Adam Medros (Senior Vice President of Global Product, TripAdvisor)

During each contest, EforAll invites top industry experts to judge each finalist’s pitch. Here is a list of experts who have taken part in past pitch contests.

Creative Economy Sector:

Finance Sector:


Local Sector:

  • Benny Espaillat – Owner, Zapato Aqui Shoe Store
  • Deb Gurry – Founder & Owner, Clock Tower Cafe & Union Street Grill (Lawrence)
  • Fred Faust – President, Edge Group, Inc. 
  • Julia Silverio – Founder, Julia’s Travel and & Silverio Insurance Agency

Marketing/PR/Media Sectors:

Non-Profit/Foundation/Social Impact Sectors:

Tech/High-Growth Sectors:

EforAll Pitch Contests

Need examples of past pitch contest applications? 

Click here to see an example of a strong pitch contest application!

Click here to see an example of a bad pitch contest application!


Program Contact:
Lianna Kushi, Program Manager of the Entreprenership for All Entreprenuer Program