WIN $10,000 FOR YOUR BUSINESS, NONPROFIT OR SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

Participate in the University of Akron $10K Pitch Competition!

Presented by The EX[L] Center, University of Akron Research Foundation, Fitzgerald Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies, and SEED Legal Clinic


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Have an idea for a business, nonprofit or social enterprise? A top prize of $10,000 will be awarded to the winner, with additional prizes awarded to runners-up. The pitch competition is open to all UA students, and is focused on promoting entrepreneurship and innovation through mentorship, development events and pitch practices.

HOW TO ENTER

  1. Complete this form to let us know you’re interested in applying, and to get all the latest updates on the competition
  2. Complete this written application and email it to exl@uakron.edu by Monday, April 11th at 11:59 p.m. EST

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


VIDEO TUTORIALS

If you want to review all three videos and get feedback from UARF on each step, go to Starting Line Pre-Accelerator


1 on 1 MENTORING

Mentoring is not mandatory, but highly recommended. Sign up for office hours with mentors using the links below:

Learn more about the mentors »


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