Idea Pitch Competition

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Do you have a business idea?

Do you attend an NMSU community college?

Pitch your idea for a $1000 prize!

Participate in a Half-day Accelerator to move your business forward!

 

Idea Pitch

NMSU Alamogordo - October 27th, 2017

Overview

Current NMSU Alamogordo students are eligible to apply. Judging for the Idea Pitch Competition will be conducted in two rounds. All ideas submitted by October 22nd, 2017 will be judged in the initial round.

The top eight selected will have the opportunity to pitch their idea for cash prizes in the final round on October 27th, 2017. Representatives from the selected teams will be expected to present their presentation live to an audience of students, faculty, and a panel of judges.

Prizes

  • 1st Place – $1,000 Cash Prize

Important Dates

  • Final date for submitting your application – 10/22/2017
  • Announcement of First Round Winners – 10/25/2017
  • Final Round Pitch and Prize Presentations – 10/27/2017

How to Apply

Produce a 1 – 2-minute pitch of your idea and upload it to YouTube.  Include the following information in your pitch.

  • Business Concept – What is your business? What product or service will you provide?
  • Customer – What is your intended market segment?  Who will your customers be?  Be as specific as you can.
  • Value Proposition – What value will your business create for your customers? What benefits will the business provide?

Fill out this application by October 22nd, 2017:



Idea Pitch

NMSU Carlsbad - TBD

Overview

Current NMSU Carlsbad students are eligible to apply. Judging for the Idea Pitch Competition will be conducted in two rounds. All ideas submitted by TBD will be judged in the initial round.

The top eight selected will have the opportunity to pitch their idea for cash prizes in the final round on TBD. Representatives from the selected teams will be expected to present their presentation live to an audience of students, faculty, and a panel of judges.

Prizes

  • 1st Place – $1,000 Cash Prize

Important Dates

  • Final date for submitting your application – TBD
  • Announcement of First Round Winners – TBD
  • Final Round Pitch and Prize Presentations – TBD

How to Apply

Produce a 1 – 2 minute pitch of your idea and upload it to YouTube.  Include the following information in your pitch.

  • Business Concept – What is your business? What product or service will you provide?
  • Customer – What is your intended market segment?  Who will your customers be?  Be as specific as you can.
  • Value Proposition – What value will your business create for your customers? What benefits will the business provide?

Fill out this application by TBD:



Idea Pitch

DACC - October 20th, 2017

Overview

Current NMSU DACC students are eligible to apply. Judging for the Idea Pitch Competition will be conducted in two rounds. All ideas submitted by October 15th, 2017 will be judged in the initial round.

The top eight selected will have the opportunity to pitch their idea for cash prizes in the final round on October 20th, 2017. Representatives from the selected teams will be expected to present their presentation live to an audience of students, faculty, and a panel of judges.

Prizes

  • 1st Place – $750 Cash Prize
  • 2nd Place – $250 Cash Prize

Important Dates

  • Final date for submitting your application – October 15th, 2017
  • Announcement of First Round Winners – October 18th, 2017
  • Final Round Pitch and Prize Presentations – October 20th, 2017

How to Apply

Produce a 1 – 2-minute pitch of your idea and upload it to YouTube.  Include the following information in your pitch.

  • Business Concept – What is your business? What product or service will you provide?
  • Customer – What is your intended market segment?  Who will your customers be?  Be as specific as you can.
  • Value Proposition – What value will your business create for your customers? What benefits will the business provide?

Fill out this application by October 15th, 2017:


Idea Pitch

NMSU Grants - October 6th, 2017

Overview

Current NMSU Grants students are eligible to apply. Judging for the Idea Pitch Competition will be conducted in two rounds. All ideas submitted by October 1st, 2017 will be judged in the initial round.

The top eight selected will have the opportunity to pitch their idea for cash prizes in the final round on October 6th, 2017. Representatives from the selected teams will be expected to present their presentation live to an audience of students, faculty, and a panel of judges.

Prizes

  • 1st Place – $1,000 Cash Prize

Important Dates

  • Final date for submitting your application – 10/1/2017
  • Announcement of First Round Winners – 10/4/2017
  • Final Round Pitch and Prize Presentations – 10/6/2017

How to Apply

Produce a 1 –2-minute pitch of your idea and upload it to YouTube.  Include the following information in your pitch.

  • Business Concept – What is your business? What product or service will you provide?
  • Customer – What is your intended market segment?  Who will your customers be?  Be as specific as you can.
  • Value Proposition – What value will your business create for your customers? What benefits will the business provide?

Fill out this application by October 1st, 2017: