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Pitching Like the Pros

Feb. 11, 2014

Nearly 40 high school and university student-entrepreneurs had 60 seconds to pitch their best business concepts during the Cal State Fullerton Fast Pitch Competition on Feb. 8.

High school students from throughout Orange County and universities such as Cal State Fullerton, UC Irvine, Chapman University, UC Riverside and Concordia participated in separate tracks of the competition.

Audience members judged the first round of pitches, using their smart phones to cast scores on a one- to five-point scale.

The student-entrepreneurs who won the crowd’s votes advanced to the 90-second Lightening Round – an accelerated Q&A session judged by a panel of distinguished industry leaders.

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