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Belmont Students Win First Place in Fast Pitch Nashville Competition

FastPitch1.jpgBelmont Entrepreneurship majors John Price and Sam Dryden won First Place and $5,000 Tuesday evening for their idea “Lifetime Reel” in Fast Pitch Nashville, a new style of competition designed to showcase great entrepreneurial ideas. A group of finalists pitched their ideas in 60 seconds to a live audience and a panel of judges from the academic, investor and entrepreneurial community in Nashville. There were approximately 200 people in attendance who were able to vote for the winning pitch, and more than 600 unique visitors watched the event live via UStream. The competition’s Grand Prize winner was Dan Simpson with Vintage Graphs who will have the opportunity to present his concept to Angel Investors for possible funding.