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Pitch NJ -Youth Entrepreneur and Pitch Competition with Ari Soroken
April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Please join us for Pitch NJ a special event/competition for young entrepreneurs. The event will feature only the best pitches from our young entrepreneurs throughout New Jersey. The winner will receive $1000 in cash! We are still accepting entries if you are a high school student and you wish to compete you can apply here – https://goo.gl/forms/B8jm6riTr2Qlidim2 The deadline for submission is February 19, 2019
Additionally, we will have a fantastic keynote from Ari Soroken CFO of BAI Brands. Ari led Bai Brands through a 1.7 billion dollar acquisition by Dr Pepper. One of the largest acquisitions in NJ history.
Prior to his work with BAI, he was the beverage director and buyer for Morrell & Company, where he managed bever‐ age purchasing, sales and marketing. Ari also held senior level positons including that of CEO and CMO of venture-backed companies. He also managed an incubator for young start‐ups. Ari graduated from The Wharton School of Business with an MBA in 1994.
Agenda for the evening is as follows:
6:00 to 7:00 PIZZA & Networking
7:00 to 7:10 Updates
7:10 to 8:30 Pitches from our youth entrepreneur finalists.
8:30 to 9:00 PM KEYNOTE Presentation: Ari Soroken CFO of BAI Brands
9:00 PM – WINNER ANNOUNCED
After 9:00 Drinks at Vanderbilt’s in the Hamilton Park Hotel 175 Park Ave Florham Park, NJ 07932 – Just exit through the Florham Road / Park Ave exit of FDU and you will see the Hotel on the left before you reach Park Ave.
Thank you to our sponsors:
– Business Boot Camp – https://www.businessbootcamp101.org/
– Macrosoft, Inc. (www.macrosoftinc.com)
– Morris County Economic Development Corporation (www.morriscountyedc.org)
– Gearhart Law (www.gearhartlaw.com)
– iEnterprises (www.ienterprises.com)
– Fairleigh Dickinson University (www.fdu.edu)
Directions – Complete directions to the FDU library here – http://bit.ly/FDUmap