Virtual Pitch for
in cash prizes

The mHUB Industrial Startup Pitch Competition is designed to give a leg up to underrepresented startups by connecting female founders and entrepreneurs of color in the Industrial Internet of Things sector with investors and industry leaders.


Receive Exposure

To industry leaders and investors from across the Midwest

Receive Promotion

To mHUB and its cohort partners’ networks

Receive Cash Award

For 1st ($5,000), 2nd ($2,500) and 3rd ($1,000) place winners

Industrial pitch competition partners

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Tuesday, December 3rd at 4:30pm

Awarding early-stage hardware startups founded by women and people of color funding to grow and scale.


Open Q&A with IIoT Cohort Executive Director, Thierry Van Landegem

  • Friday, October 30th at 12:00 PM
  • Virtual Event
  • Hosted by mHUB

Join this open Q&A discussion with IIoT Cohort Executive Director, Thierry Van Landegem, to learn about the mHUB Accelerated Incubation Program and its unique value for IIoT hardtech startups.   Thierry will share details of the six-month hardtech accelerator program including investment opportunities, mHUB's rapid prototyping and engineering labs and other resources, the Chicago entrepreneurial ecosystem, the value of participating corporate partners Avnet and Panduit and more!



Meet 1-1 with mHUB Leadership

  • Virtual Event
  • Hosted by mHUB

Book 15 minute 1-1 sessions to meet mHUB accelerator leadership. We have open spots each week Tuesday - Thursday. Make an appointment and get some face time with Thierry Van Landegem, Haven Allen or Melissa Lederer. Learn more about the mHUB Accelerated Incubation program, mHUB's hardtech prototyping and engineering resources, the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Chicago, investment opportunities and more.


Intrigued? Apply to one of our accelerator programs today.

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About mHUB

Located in Chicago Illinois, mHUB is a leading independent hardtech and manufacturing innovation center that exists to convene the entrepreneurial ecosystem around physical product innovation to ensure that the manufacturing industry continues to accelerate, grow and thrive. The mHUB community includes over 350 active and alumni startups and small businesses supported by a deep talent pool of product designers and developers, entrepreneurs, engineers and manufacturers, corporate leaders, industry experts, mentors and investors. mHUB provides a hyper-resourced environment to entrepreneurs with the goal of commercializing new hardtech innovation that will lead to new businesses, intellectual property, investment, revenue and job creation.

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