How to Compete
Fill out the Form Below
Your idea will be put into a poll against other ideas
The poll goes live a few weeks before the competition with all ideas. You may submit an idea after the poll goes live, but you will start behind in the poll.
The top 5 ideas from the poll compete in the competition in person.
If you are selected, you will be notified via email.
You must respond to the email within 24 hours or you forfeit your spot.
You must email your presentation to email@example.com.
Be sure to share on social media and accumulate enough votes to compete!
The rules are subject to change at any time
You have 5 minutes and 30 seconds to pitch with no additional time allowed
Internet, video, and audio usage is prohibited during your presentation
For a list of good topics, see the list below.
The winner of the competition wins the following:
$500 in startup funds
$1,000 scholarship (for self or family use)
Accountant Consulting and Basic Business Setup
Business Coaching and Advising
Lawyer Consultation ($750 value)
Free Enrollment in the SBDC Entrepreneur Series ($215 value)
The prize package is subject to change at any time
What Problem are you Trying to Solve?
People struggle to wake up in the morning for work.
That's nothing this solar powered retro alarm clock can't handle!
Who is the Competition? Why are you better?
Phones can die, and aren't always powered.
Who cares about this product?
Have a clear market (i.e. not everyone). Who, how many, where etc
How do you Make Money?
Who is the team?
Why are you the right team to contribute this jolt to the industry?
Why are you starting here?
Your demeanor can alter your pitch.
If you have problems with this form, email firstname.lastname@example.org