Here you will find the winning pitches presented at the 2019 thinkBIG! Summit.
The mentors were extremely helpful and provided critical insights on our thought processes, future plans, financials, and especially the structure of our slide deck.
Student, University School
I always thought Ohio is a state that’s not in my future, but Veale Startup Week: The Business of 3D Printing showed me just how much the people of Cleveland care about students.
Student, Horizon Science Academy Cleveland High School
I liked Executive Coaching Day a lot. I got feedback from people who don’t just study business, but who actually run them for a living.
Student, Montessori High School at University Circle
The small business presentations inspired me.
2020 Summit Challenge, Cuyahoga Falls
I throughly enjoyed the entrepreneur panel. I found it incredibly insightful.
Hearing from the entrepreneurs inspires me to be more courageous.
Students from Beaumont HS and Northern Career Institute
My presentation skills and ability to deliver a business pitch have significantly improved.
Student, Gilmour Academy
I learned a lot from the entrepreneurs at the Veale Pitchfest and I got some useful skills I can use later on in life.
Student, Shaw High School
The Veale Venture Challenge was a great experience and I am glad I did it. It was cool to meet all the accomplished men who came back to our school to coach us.
Student, Saint Ignatius High School
I’ve wanted to major in business and accounting, but Veale Startup Week has widened my eyes to even more possibilities.
Student, Thomas W. Harvey High School
Everything about the competition was amazing! The executive coaches were fantastic, and the location was amazing. The judges on the day of the competition were really great and provided quick and thoughtful feedback.