- 4 months of competition (November 1 – February 19)
- 2 competitive tracks (student and non-student)
- 1 grand prize ($10,000)
[ Judges ]
On February 19th, you’ll pitch in front of a panel of esteemed judges with over 50 years of entrepreneurial experience. These judges will provide feedback on your pitch, advice for your business, and ultimately choose the winner of the $10,000 grand prize.
[ Timeline ]
2018-2019 Competition Timeline
Join us at our kickoff event at Infinity Hall (Gainesville, FL).
Submit the Intent to Present form by November 1st, 2018 at 12:00pm.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY & SLIDE DECK DUE17/12/2018
Executive summary and slide deck due by December 17th, 2018 at 12:00 pm. Upload your final pitch deck here.
PITCH YOUR PLAN18/01/2019
Seize the unique opportunity to gain invaluable feedback, exposure, and experience while having fun. All teams have the chance to present on Friday, January 18th, 2019. Ten semi-finalists will be chosen to compete in the next round.
STARTUP CHALLENGE FINALE19/02/2019
Finalists present to a panel of judges on February 19th, 2019 when a winner and runner-up will be selected.