The SMU Entrepreneurship Club is hosting an elevator pitch competition for their students to compete in front of an outside panel of judges.
Competition Guidelines: The student entrepreneurs will each have 2 minutes to present to the three outside judges. The winner will be awarded a $1,000 cash prize to put towards their business and a dinner with a local investor. The contestant pool is open to any student pursuing a graduate degree at SMU.
Background: The SMU Entrepreneurship Club exists to foster innovation and build a student network for aspiring entrepreneurs. Each year, the SMU E-Club hosts its Business Plan Competition in the spring semester where students across campus compete to pitch their startup ideas/products to gain access to funding for their ventures. In April of 2021, the SMU E-Club Business Plan Competition take place at Dallas Startup Week.