Innovate WithIN Pitch Competition

Ages:High School

Types:Submission, Presentation

Categories:Business, Entrepreneurship

Scope:State

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

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Innovate WithIN’s mission is to teach students how to view life through a lens of innovation and entrepreneurship, while building a life of purpose. We envision a generation of youth with an “Opportunities are Everywhere” mindset, fueling innovation and hope for our communities, country and the world. Innovate WithIN’s premiere event is it’s annual statewide pitch competition. This competition allows high schoolers from every region of the state a chance to pitch their entrepreneurial idea for a chance at $25,000 and the opportunity to collaborate with world-class innovators to help turn your business from a dream into a reality.

  • Phase 1
    • Teams (of up to 3 members) complete a business plan and 3-minute video pitch outlining their idea (guided by a short companion course).
  • Phase 2
    • 10 teams are selected in each of Indiana’s 9 ESC regions. These teams will deliver a “Shark Tank” style, 5-minute pitch to a panel of judges at a Regional Finals event.
    • To prepare, they will receive a guided counseling session from the Indiana Small Business Development center to help prepare their business model.
  • Phase 3
    • Regional finalists participate in an 8-week bootcamp where they collaborate with world-class, innovators, entrepreneurs and others from our celebrity network to bring their idea to reality. This bootcamp is designed to develop market-ready prototypes and revenue models.
    • This culminates in the State Finals event where the regional finalists will pitch their new, refined businesses to a panel of government officials, venture capitalists, and local entrepreneurs.
    • Each member of the winning team receives $10,000 in seed funding, $10,000 in tuition to any Indiana college, and additional prizes worth $5,000.

Innovate WithIN Pitch Competition Award

Individual Award.

Participants can win up to $25,000.

Website: https://www.innovatewithin.org/pitch-competition

Managing Organization:

Contact:

help@innovatewithin.org

Entry Fee: $

Eligibility:
High school students in Indiana are welcome to compete.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

Innovate WithIN’s mission is to teach students how to view life through a lens of innovation and entrepreneurship, while building a life of purpose. We envision a generation of youth with an “Opportunities are Everywhere” mindset, fueling innovation and hope for our communities, country and the world. Innovate WithIN’s premiere event is it’s annual statewide pitch competition. This competition allows high schoolers from every region of the state a chance to pitch their entrepreneurial idea for a chance at $25,000 and the opportunity to collaborate with world-class innovators to help turn your business from a dream into a reality.

Process

  • Phase 1
    • Teams (of up to 3 members) complete a business plan and 3-minute video pitch outlining their idea (guided by a short companion course).
  • Phase 2
    • 10 teams are selected in each of Indiana’s 9 ESC regions. These teams will deliver a “Shark Tank” style, 5-minute pitch to a panel of judges at a Regional Finals event.
    • To prepare, they will receive a guided counseling session from the Indiana Small Business Development center to help prepare their business model.
  • Phase 3
    • Regional finalists participate in an 8-week bootcamp where they collaborate with world-class, innovators, entrepreneurs and others from our celebrity network to bring their idea to reality. This bootcamp is designed to develop market-ready prototypes and revenue models.
    • This culminates in the State Finals event where the regional finalists will pitch their new, refined businesses to a panel of government officials, venture capitalists, and local entrepreneurs.
    • Each member of the winning team receives $10,000 in seed funding, $10,000 in tuition to any Indiana college, and additional prizes worth $5,000.

Criteria

Awards

Innovate WithIN Pitch Competition Award

Individual Award.

Participants can win up to $25,000.

Participate

Website: https://www.innovatewithin.org/pitch-competition

Managing Organization:

Contact:

help@innovatewithin.org

Entry Fee:

Eligibility:
High school students in Indiana are welcome to compete.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.