Hofstra's Digital Remedy Lion's Den

Lion's Den Pitch Competitions

How to deliver a great elevator pitch
No more than two m1inutes
Be engaging. succinct, interesting. and memorable
What makes your business idea unique?

1. Value Proposition/Problem
What problem are you solving? Tell a personal story or ask the audience a question.

2. Solution
What is the solution to the problem? Tell us how your product/service works!

3. Market
Who are your customers? How big is your market?

4 . Competition
Who are your main competitors?

S. Revenue Model
How are you going to make money?

Do you have an idea for a new business or product? Participate in a Hofstra-Digital Remedy Lion's Den – a shark-tank style pitch competition where students vie for cash prizes by making their best two-minute "elevator pitch" to a panel of judges.  The competition is open to all undergraduate and graduate students. 

The next Hofstra-Digital Remedy Lion’s Dion has $1,000 worth of total cash prizes and will be held on Friday, November 30, 2018 from 2 pm - 4 pm in the ideaHUb (246 Axinn Library). Registration in advance is strongly encouraged and walk-ins are welcome. Please email your pitch deck to Sharon Goldsmith, Senior Associate Dean, by 10 a.m. on November 30. Spectators are welcome and refreshments will be served.

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Congratulations to the Fall 2017 Lion’s Den winners.

  • First place ($600): Management and Entrepreneurship major Kristen Dansereau ’20 - Kropod, an IPhone/IPad camera accessory that creates stability and portability for photo documentation.
  • Second place ($300): Economics major Lucas Viegas Campos ’19 and Computer Science major Cassio Daros ’19 - We Wash, a waterless car wash that makes house calls.
  • Third place ($100): Second-year law student Michael Licatesi for Route -  a convenient, inexpensive ride-hailing service.
  • Honorable mention ($50): Video/Television major Ryan Wesley ’18 for Ethica Cosmetics - a company that makes and sells novelty press-on fingernails.
Lion's Den