Make It Happen – Student Quick Pitch Competition Febuary 25

In celebration of National Entrepreneurship Week, the Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship, along with the Southeast Community College Entrepreneurship Center and the Lincoln Entrepreneurship Focus Program High School are holding the first-ever Make It Happen – Student Quick Pitch Competition

In celebration of National Entrepreneurship Week, the Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship, along with the Southeast Community College Entrepreneurship Center and the Lincoln Entrepreneurship Focus Program High School, are holding the first-ever Make It Happen – Student Quick Pitch Competition.

They have slots for up to 60 competitors – students in grades nine through 12 and those enrolled in a community college or university in Nebraska are eligible to compete. The competition will be held in Memorial Stadium’s West Stadium Club, which will provide a very unique and exciting backdrop for the event.

This looks like a great opportunity for first-time presenters seeking critical feedback to advance their idea, but you better act fast, submissions are due next Friday, Febraury 12.

Here’s a bit more about the event, and for complete details visit cba.unl.edu/outreach/ent/quickpitch.

Each presenter will have three minutes to engage and enlighten the judges. There will be an additional three minutes to answer one question from the judging panel. Following the selection of the winner from their track (there will be six tracks); the judges will spend a few minutes providing feedback to the group as a whole. Cash prizes will be awarded to the winner of each track.

This is truly an opportunity to embrace and expand the entrepreneurial spirit that is alive and well in Nebraska. Entrepreneurship education can lay the ground work, but it is the interaction and the examples set by the community that will help to grow the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Post update at 7 p.m. – This event is free and open to the public.

  • Memorial Stadium – West Stadium Club (Stadium Drive and T Street)
  • Competitor sign-in: 5 p.m to 5:45 p.m. Pitches begin at 6 p.m.
  • Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the event

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