The competition will reward business and product pitches from entrepreneurs around the Midwest to showcase their ideas for solutions in the education market. Ideas will range from early ideation pitches to finished products ready to launch. Some will be tech, some will be old-school, but they will all be new and innovative.
Anyone with a passion for entrepreneurship and education can enter. Rules, guidelines, and more information can be found here. Winners will receive prizes from a cash pool of $6,500 in addition to gift in kind prizes and an opportunity to partner with investors with established relationships and resources in education.
The campus kickoff event will take place on February 9 at 12pm at the Kelly Business School, BS4095. Presentation slides will be available online for those who can’t make it – find information at pitchedu.com. Please click here to register for the IUPUI kickoff event.
The deadline for team registration and presentation submissions is March 1, and final presentations will take place at the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship in West Lafayette on April 14.
This competition is supported by Health CPA and Associates, The National Group, Purdue Railyard, the Match Box Coworking Studio, SDI Innovations, the Purdue Foundry, and the Purdue University Discovery Park.