Press Release

PRIVATEER PITCH: UNO Student Startup Competition Awards $10K In Prizes

Team Automatic

November 29, 2022 — StartupUNO, the University of New Orleans’ inaugural idea accelerator and pitch competition for students, awarded a total of $10,000 in prizes to the top finishers in the Privateer Pitch. Four teams pitched their ideas to a panel of judges which selected the winner.

The contest was organized by The Beach at UNO, the University’s 30-acre research and technology park located adjacent to campus, and UNO Career Services.

The teams had the opportunity to win three prizes during the Nov. 16 competition: a $7,000 grand prize, a $2,000 runner-up prize, and a $1,000 audience favorite award, awarded to the team that receives the most votes from the audience

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