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Pitch Competition 2024

On behalf of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization, we would like to invite you to submit to the Inn-eaux-vate Entrepreneurship Pitch Competition, an event for students of all majors to showcase innovative ideas, entrepreneurial spirit, and passion for making a difference. 

The Inn-eaux-vate Entrepreneurship Pitch Competition is an opportunity for you or your team to showcase entrepreneurial creativity. This competition is designed to provide you with a platform to pitch your creative business ideas to a panel of esteemed judges. Whether you have an idea for a new business, an innovative product, or a ground-breaking social concept, we want to hear from YOU!

The Inn-eaux-vate Entrepreneurship Pitch Competition will take place on April 25th from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM in F.G. Mouton Hall, room 204. Students from all majors are invited to participate and may submit proposals individually or as a team. You will have the chance to win monetary prizes to support your pitch idea. Awards for teams will be split evenly among the members. Finalists will be chosen after the applications are due on April 11th. 

Submit your materials to the following form:
Submissions should include information about your business or social idea (up to 1,000 words) and a link to a short video clip (up to three minutes) explaining your proposal.

1st Place: $3,000
2nd Place: $2,000
3rd Place: $1,000
4th and 5th Place: $500

Applications open: 3/11.
Applications due: 4/11.
Finalists announced: 4/18.
Pitch competition: 4/25.

If you have any questions or need further information, please reach out to Dr. Josh Bendickson at:

We can’t wait to see the incredible ideas you will showcase at the Inn-eaux-vate Entrepreneurship Pitch Competition!