Two Seton Hall Journalism and Public Relations Majors, Megan Kelly and Ana Martinez, along with their Union County College partner, Adriana Gini, won the 2012 Pirate’s Pitch Program held by the Stillman School of Business’ Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.
Kelly, Martinez and Gini run a business, PR Express, and seek to turn it into a web-based company that will make public relations services more available and accessible to small businesses. PR Express won the first place, $3,500 judge’s prize, as well as legal and accounting assistance, to help grow their business and launch it’s online services. PR Express also won a $250 audience’s favorite award.
The Pirate’s Pitch Competition is a four-month-long competition sponsored by the Stillman School’s Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and begins an initial proposal for a small business. Judges then select 10 semi-finalists to present their business models to the panel judges in person. 5 finalists are chosen to present their ideas in front of judges and an audience.