Columbia University

Technology Ventures

P&G Ventures Innovation Challenge

Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 5:00pm
Calling all inventors, entrepreneurs, and startups with a fast moving consumer good to submit their product to the 2nd annual P&G Ventures Innovation Challenge at CES 2020.
By entering you have the chance to win an all-expense paid trip to CES 2020 and pitch to a panel of judges including P&G Ventures leadership team live on the P&G Life Lab Stage. The ultimate winner will win $70,000, become a finalist in Techstars Accelerator Program, and receive 2 tickets to EV Strategic Growth Forum.

Areas of focus:
  • women's wellness
  • chronic conditions
  • sleep
  • caregiving
  • male wellness
  • personal performance
  • non-toxic home
The prize:

The top 3 finalists chosen will receive an all-expense paid trip for 2 to CES 2020 held in Las Vegas and pitch their product to a panel of industry experts. These top 3 finalists will also receive pitch preparation from KITE.
One winner will be chosen and receive $70,000 and become a Tech Star finalist in next year's Accelerator class, one of the top seed accelerators in the country and receive admission to EV Strategic Growth Forum in 2020.

What's required:

Interested parties will be required to fill out the submission form and submit an original pitch deck of no more than 72 slides describing a fast-moving, consumer good that the entrant has developed that will improve the way people care for their families, keep their homes clean, or live healthier lives through the KITE web portal. For official rules and submission categories please visit
Important dates:
Submissions Open: Monday October 28th, 2019
Submissions Closed: Sunday November 24th, 2019
Top 3 Finalists Selected: Week of December 1st, 2019
CES: January 7-10, 2020; Pitch January 8th, 2020
Submit your invention now! For details go to