Subject: Contrary Pitch Competition (Cash Prize) Description: Contrary is hosting a DC, Maryland, & Virginia (DMV) Pitch Competition on Saturday, February 27th 2021 from 1 - 3pm ET. Student founders can apply to pitch to a star list of judges for a $1,000 grand prize (plus $250 fan choice) to develop their business. Judges include Ron Boger (tech lead @ Google X), Juliana Neelbauer (Senior Attorney for Startups @ Drew Eckl & Farnham), Demi Obayomi (Vice President @ Sapphire Ventures), and Mackenzie Burnett (Cofounder @ The Next 50 & Ambrook). Accepted companies will also have a guaranteed investment meeting with the Contrary team - we invest up to $500,000 checks into early-stage companies. RSVP to attend or pitch: https://contrarydmvpitch.splashthat.com/. Also feel free to reach out with questions or if you are looking to raise a seed round at [log in to unmask] Event Date: February 27, 2021 Event Start Time: 1:00 pm Event End Time: 3:00 pm Contact Person: Ian Costello Contact Email: [log in to unmask] Website URL: contrarycap.com/umd You received this email because you are subscribed to the Daily eNews for CMNS Students (CMNS-UNDERGRAD-NEWS) mailing list. If you would like to unsubscribe from this list, simply send an email to [log in to unmask] with the message signoff CMNS-UNDERGRAD-NEWS in the body.