Win the Best Overall Pitch and you'll secure an all-expenses paid trip to the CEO Conference in Kansas City, PLUS $300 Cash Prize!
Registration is now open!
When: Thursday, October 22nd
Time: Starts at 5:30PM
Location: 117 Ash Ave (Delta Upsilon Fraternity, Home of the Entrepreneur & Innovation Learning Community)
The Innovation Pitch Competition is hosted every fall semester by the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Learning Community for enrolled Iowa State students. Students have the chance to pitch their business concept or idea in a 90-second elevator pitch to a panel of judges.
Real cash prizes are awarded in the following categories:
Best Overall Pitch - $300 Cash Prize AND an all-expenses paid trip to the National Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization conference November 5-7, 2015 in Kansas City...$800 value!!
The expectation is that the Overall Pitch winner will represent Iowa State at the national pitch competition. You may opt out of the national competition but still be eligible for the individual category awards.
Best overall pitch will be awarded to an individual who delivered the best pitch. This category may or may not be awarded to an individual winning one of the three categories: new business idea, new innovation, or social venture.
New Business Idea - $100 Cash Prize
New concept, model, or venture that may or may not be developed as a stand-alone venture. Examples may include new retail, manufacturing, or service business concept.
Social Venture - $100 Cash Prize
Ventures with innovative solutions to society's most pressing social problems. Examples may include environment, food supply, education, healthcare and can be either a for-profit or nonprofit.
New Innovation - $100 Cash Prize
New product, application or invention. Examples may include a new product, a commercializable technology or a social media or web application.