Following are upcoming programs and events to be held by the Werth Institute and/or its members. Please check back frequently for updates since new events are added on an ongoing basis.

Perfect Pitch

Meet the future of UConn startups

Listen to and vote on pitches live, explore your interest in entrepreneurship, and be inspired!

Upcoming Events

Poster for AWS Startup Competition

2021 AWS University Startup Pitch Competition

Application Deadline: Nov. 1, 2021 (11:59 PM PT)

Enter your startup into the AWS US University Startup Competition to win an equity-free cash prize to help fund your venture. The top 10 finalists will pitch their startups to a panel of investors and AWS Startup Team members at a final event, and three winners will be chosen for cash prizes and AWS credits. All startups that apply are eligible for $1,000 in AWS credits.
Apply Here

Poster for Baylor New Venture Competition

Baylor New Venture Competition

Application Deadline: Sunday, November 1, 2021

This business plan and elevator pitch competition showcases collegiate student created, managed and led ventures from across the globe. The competition provides participants with personal and professional development through industry-specific mentorship towards sustainable business plans, exclusive access to accomplished experts and fellow innovators, and a chance to compete for over $250,000 in cash prizes and vital resources.

Apply to the Baylor New Venture Competition

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Wolff New Venture Competition 2021

Monday, October 25, 2021

05:00 PM - 07:30 PM

The Wolff New Venture Competition features live pitches by the top five entrepreneurial teams from the CCEI Summer Fellowship program, chosen on a basis of venture viability and value added to the market. A panel of venture experts decide which team deserves the Wolff Prize and the $20,000 accompanying it. We invite you to join us at the Wolff New Venture Competition and watch the final pitches and see who leaves with the honors. This event is open to the public.

You can learn more and RSVP here:


Events Calendar

  1. 12/1New Course Application Open Now
  1. 12/7Weekly Werth Institute Social
  1. 12/14Weekly Werth Institute Social
  1. 12/21Weekly Werth Institute Social
  1. 12/28Weekly Werth Institute Social