Entrepreneur Innovation Awards (EIA) – Call for Applications

Now’s the time to start your application for Connecticut’s longest-running pitch competition, CTNext’s Entrepreneur Innovation Awards (EIA). The deadline is Friday, January 10, 2020.

What: CTNext EIA Fall Pitch Event – startup and early-stage companies vying for a grant of $10,000 or more! There can be one, two, three or more winners – plus the Audience Favorite and Judges’ Favorite grants of $2,000 each. It can add up to one big night for the winners!

When: Thursday, February 20, 5-8PM

Where: New Haven, location TBA

Free: Food, drinks, fun and the chance to network with Connecticut’s smartest innovators and entrepreneurs.

How to Apply to Pitch:: Visit our website at or call Rachel Ferreira at 860/258-7872.

Deadlines for Pitch Applications: All applications must be fully completed by noon on Friday, January 10, 2020. In order to have your application pre-screened or to receive assistance from CTNext staff, you must submit your completed application no later than 48 hours before the 1/10 noon deadline.

EIA contact: Rachel Ferreira, 860/258-7872,


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