2018 Indianapolis Pitch Competition Review

The New Corporate Responsibility: Social Impact

On November 8, 2018, Sagamore Institute hosted the 4th Annual Indiana Conference on Citizenship and inaugural Pitch Competition at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis.

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The Finalists

The five companies selected to compete on the Pacers court for the pitch competition are fighting some of the most daunting statistics in America:

  • 31% of nation’s homeless population is age 50 or older

  • African American home ownership is 41.7% (50 year low)

  • In one of the world’s highest food producing states, 15% of Indiana’s population is food insecure (urban and rural)

  • 64,070 Americans died of addiction overdose last year – 21% increase

  • US has 4% of world’s population but 22% of its prisoners – 4 in 10 return to prison

Click an image below to learn more about three of the finalist companies.

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