Big iDeas

The Big iDeas program hosts pitch competitions and provides training and coaching for entrepreneurial projects. Undergraduate students of any major are welcome to participate.  

Contests

 

Big iDeas Pitch Contest (September)

Get your idea off the ground. Pitch for a chance at $1000 of seed money. Show your pilot or prototype at the Demo Day fair in February.

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Big iDeas Business Plan Competition (February)

Turn your prototype or pilot into a business plan. Pitch to a panel of business experts for $5000 in start-up funds. After twelve months, share your progress at the Demo Day fair.

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Demo Day Fair

Current and past Big iDeas winners showcase their innovative prototypes or businesses for the community. Mingle with successful entrepreneurs, business owners, alumni, investors and others. The Big iDeas Business Plan winners are announced at the fair.

Entrepreneurship Training

Pitch Practice times

The Big iDeas E-Launch Series is a FREE series of workshops and guest speakers to guide you in the creation of your idea. Topics include

  • Ideation
  • Building a Pitch
  • Pitch Practice

  • Canvas & Market Research

  • Prototyping

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