Finalists to Compete in Perfect Pitch, April 7

by Green & Gold News  |   

The UAA College of Business and Public Policy Business Plan Competition will conclude on Friday, April 7, from 5-7:30 p.m. with Perfect Pitch, a free event held at UAA’s Rasmuson Hall. Four finalists will showcase their business plans at a mini trade show, followed by remarks from Alaska State Senator Shelley Hughes and live investor pitches.

Guests are welcome to register and join in the fun as they learn about the finalists and cast votes for the People’s Choice Award.

Business Plan Competition organizer Dr. Helena S. Wisniewski, a professor of entrepreneurship and chair of UAA’s Department of Management, Marketing, Logistics and Business Analytics, has gathered a team of expert judges from Alaska to the East Coast. They will announce the winners at the end of the evening, awarding a total of $18,000 in prizes.

The finalists include UAA alums, students and entrepreneurs from Anchorage. They are competing for thousands of dollars in prizes, including the People's Choice, which will be determined by those who attend Perfect Pitch.

Finalists below include:

  • APEX LadderBox - Ross Spencer
  • Elysian Word Editing - Elyse Applegate
  • Kartorium - Jay Byam
  • Puffy Cheeks - Paige Krichbaum and Sarah Lanners

Event Details

Event location - Rasmuson Hall
Event date - April 7, 2023
Event start time - 5 p.m.
Event end time - 7:30 p.m.



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