2017 Spring Quick Pitch Competition – Congratulations to the Winning Teams!
On Monday, April 24th, the IIE held the 2017 Spring Quick Pitch Competition where 10 student finalists went head-to-head and competed for 1st ($2,000), 2nd ($1,000), and 3rd ($500) places. Each team presented their business idea within 3 minutes using only 1 slide. Applicants with a creative business solution to a pressing marketplace problem were asked to submit in a 500-word essay describing the problem, solution, value proposition, and market opportunity along with 1 slide. Ten finalists were chosen from the applicant pool to present at the final event.
Congratulations to our top 3 teams:
Final Teams Presenting:
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Thank You to Our Judges!
- Tobin Abraham, TripCase
- Kenneth Akpati, My Campus Concierge LLC
- Darlisa Diltz InDepth Consulting Services
- Chad Montgomery, Brewvolution LLC
- Prabhu Patil, PROLIM
Here’s your chance to make your pitch!
Do you have a creative solution to a pressing problem? Then enter the 2017 IIE Spring Quick Pitch Competition today. Click here to apply! This competition is only open to current UTD students.
Submit a 500-word paragraph description (problem, solution, value proposition and market opportunity) and one slide. Click here for the application.
10 finalists will be selected from the application pool to pitch to a panel of judges for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place during the Quick Pitch Competition final event on Monday, April 24th from 4:30-6:30PM in JSOM 1.508.
All finalists will be invited to enroll in ENTP3320/6360 Startup Launch I in the fall to help launch their business.
Finalist will have 3 minutes and one slide to present their business concept followed by 3 minutes Q&A with the judging panel:
- What is the problem?
- What is the solution/product? (How do you solve the problem?)
- What is your primary value proposition?
- What does the market opportunity look like?
1st prize: $2,000
2nd prize: $1,000
3rd prize: $500
Application deadline: Monday, April 10th 2017
Finalists announced: Wednesday, April 12th 2017
Final event: Monday, April 24th 4:30-6:30PM
For more information, email Tara Vornkahl at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 972-883-5959.