STC and Innovation Academy hosts its UNM student Elevator Pitch Competition and reception Friday, Nov. 13. This free event is open to any UNM student currently enrolled in the fall 2015 semester who has a technology or a business idea to pitch. The registration deadline for students is Friday, Nov. 6. 

First round presentations consisting of three minutes run from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at Anderson’s Jackson Center, while the final, 90-second round will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at a reception in the Atrium located in Building 800 at the UNM Science & Technology Park. 

The final round of the competition is open to the public. The audience votes on the top five student teams where each receives $2,500. 

To register as a single presenter or team presenter, visit Elevator Pitch Competition.

To RSVP to attend the free reception, visit free reception.

For more information on the event, visit Elevator Pitch Competition or contact Cara Michaliszyn at