Vol Court – Pitch Competition

Vol Court includes four speaker sessions conducted by successful entrepreneurs and UT faculty and experts. Sessions are held Wednesday evenings during the fall and spring semesters. UT students, faculty, staff, alumni and local community members are welcome to attend. Participants who attend all speaker sessions will be eligible to pitch in week five. Prizes up to $1,500 plus prizes packages are awarded to the competition winners. There is no application or cost to attend this series, and participants are not required to pitch in order to attend.

Pitch Competition

Let’s hear from YOU! Join the fun and cheer on Vol Court participants as they pitch their business ideas in the fall 2020 Vol Court pitch competition. The pitch competition will take place Wednesday, September 30 from 5:15 – 6:15pm ET. It will be held in the Student Center room 169 and on Zoom (the face-to-face portion may have to be rearranged) via ZOOM here.

Sponsors and Partners

Vol Court would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsor the Scott and Di Roe Foundation. And we would also like to thank our in-kind partners UT Research FoundationPYAMorehous Legal Group3 Roots Capital, and Innovative Design, Inc. for their continuing support.

Spark Innovation Center Showcase

The Spark Innovation Center at UT Research Park is designed to enable East Tennessee to capitalize on its unparalleled technology assets.

About this Event

The Spark Innovation Center at UT Research Park (“Spark”) is designed, 100% dedicated and staffed to enable East Tennessee to capitalize on the its unparalleled technology assets at UT and ORNL to support technology-based businesses to launch and grow into sustainable businesses. This boost to the tech sector of our regional economy will result in increased employment, revenue generation and an improved tax base.

The event will take place Monday, September 28, 2020, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. ET. Register here.