UTC is excited to offer a venture pitch competition for students attending the Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference. Please read the pitch guidelines below.
Pitch applications are closed for 2020.
Pitch Competition Guidelines
Prize money will be provided in the amount of $2,000 for first place, $1,000 for second place, and $500 for third place.
The competition will be conducted in three phases:
- Up to four preliminary rounds that will accommodate up to 28 participants at 7 pitches per round on Saturday morning
- A semi-final round with 10 participants/pitches on Saturday afternoon
- A final round with the top 5 participants/pitches on Sunday morning
The maximum time per pitch is 90 seconds with 3 minutes Q&A total for 3 judges for the preliminary and semi-final rounds. For the final round, the maximum time per pitch is still 90 seconds but there will be a maximum of 10 minutes Q&A for all three judges combined per pitch.
The pitch finalists will be announced Sunday morning.