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.

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Big iDeas Business Plan Competition

February 9, 2024

Pitch to a panel of business experts for up to $5000 in start-up funds. 4 minute pitch + 2 minute Q&A.

Apply to Pitch

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Big iDeas Student Marketplace

February 9, 2024

Calling all student entrepreneurs! Sell your wares and network with your fellow student entrepreneurs at the Big iDeas Marketplace. 

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Entrepreneurship Training

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

Workshop Calendar

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Big iDeas Pitch Contest

Fall 2024, TBA

Calling all undergraduate student entrepreneurs! Apply for the Big iDeas contest and pitch to win $1000 in seed funds to get your ideas off the ground.

Apply to Pitch

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Join a Startup

Interested in being part of a start-up? Let us know the skills you can bring to our entrepreneurs. Get on the ground floor of something Big.

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