The region’s most open pitch competition

5×5 gives startups a shot to win $5,000. All you need is an idea and 5 minutes to pitch it.

October 5×5 Night
October 31, 2023 5:00 pm
Location: Start Garden
Voting Closes: October 23, 2023 11:59 pm
October 5×5 Night
October 31, 2023 5:00 pm
Location: Start Garden
Voting Closes: October 23, 2023 11:59 pm

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August’s 5x5 Night winner

Age N Grace

AgeNGrace Appointment Companion & Patient Sitter Service for Aging Adults. AgeNGrace focus is to provide our aging clients with a unique personlized companion and patient sitter experience by engaging them in activities and real interaction that produce joy and happiness.

October 5×5 Night

Voting Closes: October 23, 2023 11:59 pm
Kayla Morgan
CATCH VIBES: Adult Party Game
CATCH VIBES is a conversation party game is perfect for breaking the ice, strengthening bonds, and creating lasting memories. Whether you're hosting a dinner party, a date night, or a casual get-together, CATCH VIBES: ADULT PARTY GAME is guaranteed to spark engaging conversations and create relationships that could last for a life time.
Bill Erickson
Hey Radio
Bringing today's youth access to a clean form of entertainment that provides the music they love without any references to violence, sexual innuendo, or substance abuse. Hip Hop, Rock, Screamo, Reggae and more. All commercial free.
John Bradfield
Making moving more eco-friendly and easier one
A re-usable box rental business that utilizes principles learned from unloading retail trucks.
Benjamin Popa
Push To Test Device
Introducing my innovative extension for wired smoke detectors! With this convenient addition, you can effortlessly test the functionality of all your smoke detectors at once with just a simple push of a button. Say goodbye to the hassle of climbing on a chair! With the mounted button conveniently placed at light switch height in hallways or near kitchens, you can quickly check if every detector is functioning properly, ensuring the safety of your loved ones. In addition, my device is equipped with a hush button that provides the convenience of silencing the alarm in the event of a false alarm. Simply press the hush button to temporarily silence the alarm until you have resolved the issue.
Briaca Duesette
Animation Discovery Studio
We want to give underprivileged youth the creative outlet to tell their stories the way they see it through animations.
Armaan Gupta
Kreative Horizon
We're empowering students to build the future of tomorrow, today, with hackathons, workshops, design jams, and more!
Salma-Odaly Meza
Yum’Es LLC.
Snack Bar Catering Services
Pradnya Ghorpade
"At STEM Q&A HUB, our mission is to empower students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) by providing swift responses, expert support, and comprehensive file assistance. We are dedicated to revolutionizing STEM education, ensuring that students have the tools and guidance they need for academic success. Our commitment lies in delivering immediate, expert-backed solutions that boost confidence, enhance learning, and transform the future of STEM education."
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