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UPitchNJ is a new and innovative annual New Jersey collegiate business model competition. All college students, faculty, administrators and members of the public are invited!

Above are the winning teams of the 2018 UPitchNJ competition held on April 20, 2018 at Montclair State University.

1st Place Sponsored by PNC Bank : Rutgers University

2nd Place: New Jersey Institute of Technology

3rd Place: Montclair State University

Best Early Stage Startup Prize: Rider University

1st Place Winning Team, Rutgers University students Joshua Kao, Jane Peterken and Shrey Ghate; Startup: LivingWaters, a cost-effective rain water catchment system.
2nd Place Winning Team: New Jersey Institute of Technology student Mark Quiles. Startup: League of Lifeguards, a mobile application that lets you hire qualified lifeguards and swim instructors.
3rd Place Winning Team: Montclair State University student’s Iffat Siddiqi and Sirawar Matin. Startup: NeatSweeps, an augmented reality children’s game.
Best Early Stage StartUp Prize: Rider University student Ethan Dowie. Startup: Dowie Corp, a nonprofit group that holds fund-raising sporting events for children with cancer.
Audience Choice Award: Montclair State University student’s Iffat Siddiqi and Sirawar Matin. Startup: NeatSweeps.