The Pitch is back for 15S

The Pitch is back for 15S

Students, faculty, and staff: sign up to pitch your ideas, research, and innovations! 20 teams will be selected. Each will have two minutes to pitch ideas on May 28th at 7 PM in Loew Auditorium. Winners will receive funding and venture support from DEN, design and development help from the DALI Lab for the Fall 2015 academic term.

Not involved in software design or tech? We still want to hear your ideas regardless of how developed they are!

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  • Tether Gaming

    Tether, a mobile gaming platform for playing together in person, was pitched by Joshua Hall and Kalon Stephen winter 2014. People have increasingly turned to web connected games for entertainment, oftentimes ostracizing friends, family, or peers. Tether Labs started as a simple idea mean to help encourage, reshape, and revolutionize face-to-face interaction in social situations. Tether Labs has been developed under the guidance of the Neukom DALI Lab at Dartmouth. Tether was founded in February 2014 by Joashua Hall and Kalon Stephen. Just a couple of guys doing startup things. Press, business, and other inquiries: Visit Tether at
  • HousingCake

    Delos Chang and Phillip Colletti pitched their idea for smoothing out the process of finding housing in big cities. HousingCake saves you time by automating your search. By pulling from listing services that renters would usually browse manually, HousingCake sends you the listings relevant to you as they are posted. In big cities with competitive housing situations being the first to contact a lister is everything. HousingCake makes housing easy. Visit HousingCake at
  • Word Blastoff

    Nook Harquail and Michelle Khare pitched their idea for a minimalistic word creation game. Word Blastoff is a minimalistic game in which players snag letters that orbit in a "black hole" to create words. Special letters have effects such as doubling a word's score and adding health to the black hole. Drag, spell, swipe, Infinite fun. Think outside the grid. Break free from the traditional, boring word game. No more waiting for your turn. Word. Word is now available for free on the app store.
  • The Ropes

    Gaby Javitt pitched her mobile app for college students that takes the guesswork out of the college dining experience. By crowd-sourcing for food quality and providing built-in menus, dietary restriction filters, and meal plan data, The Ropes empowers students to eat better, spend smarter, and take control of their routine. The Ropes is now available for free on the app store. Sign up for updates at

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