Rockford, Ill. — From simple, “I should have thought of that” ideas to unique products and services, NIU EIGERlab’s FastPitch Competition has once again attracted 30+ eager presenters who will vie for over $7,500 dollars in prizes, networking and mentoring opportunities, exposure, and possible connections with investors who can finance the deal!
This year’s FastPitch will be held Wednesday, October 4, at NIU-Rockford, 8500 East State Street. The public is welcome to join the “pitchers” starting at 5 p.m. Final presentations, and the keynote address begins at 6 p.m.
Rockford Mayor Thomas McNamara will provide insights on his experience as both an entrepreneur and elected official.He’s excited to speak at this year’s FastPitch to welcome and inspire entrepreneurs to build or expand their businesses within the region.