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2nd Annual PSU Social Innovation Incubator Elevator Pitch Fest
Friday, June 29, 2012 - 1:00pm to Friday, June 29, 2012 - 4:00pm

Meet the new cohort of inspiring social entrepreneurs making a difference in our community and beyond! Watch them pitch their ideas and face a panel of judges, then vote for the winner of the Audience Award. Stay to network and enjoy Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream from New Avenues for Youth. Reserve your FREE tickets below.

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Date and location

Friday, June 29, 1-4pm

Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 327

Portland State University

1825 SW Broadway, Portland OR  97201

This year's judges include: 

  • Shelley Gunton, Director of the PSU Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Irving Levin, Executive Chairman of Genesis Financial Solutions and Co-Trustee of The Renaissance Foundation
  • Adam Reid, Founder and Development Director of the Leadership and Entrepreneurship High School
  • Amelia Pape, Co-Founder and CEO of My Street Grocery

The 2012 members of the PSU Social Innovation Incubator Circuit Program are:

  • Bright Neighbor, an online platform for peer-to-peer borrowing and renting
  • Cascadia Experience, which provides leadership, sustainability and conservation training through hands-on outdoor projects.
  • Elkarti, which markets handcrafted leather accessories to create employment in Morocco.
  • Junk to Funk, an art-as-social-change organization that creates fashionable clothing out of trash.
  • Meditation Momma, an effort to demystify and encourage the use of meditation.

Learn more about the PSU Social Innovation incubator and our members at:

Special thanks to the event sponsor, FMYI, and our media sponsor, Sustainable Business Oregon