04/13/18 - Business Pitch Idea Competition

Business Pitch Idea Competition
04/13/2018, 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
April 13
2018/04/13 16:00
Friday, April 13, 2018
04:00 PM
06:00 PM

Have an innovative idea for a product, service or social enterprise that could benefit members of the Oakland University community? This is your chance to pitch it and win.

Open to all Oakland University students
Individuals or teams of up to three students

Gold: $2,000 award
Silver: $1,500 award
Bronze: $500 award

Key Dates
Proposal deadline: Friday, March 9
Finalists notified: Monday, March 26
Mandatory pitch workshop for finalists: Thursday, March 29, 5 – 6 p.m.
Pitch Competition: Friday, April 13, 4 – 6 p.m.

Open to OU students only.
Pitch proposal must be submitted via submission form in MS Word, 2 page maximum.

The proposal needs to answer:

  • What is your new venture idea that could benefit members of the Oakland University community?
  • What specific need/problem is your venture idea trying to satisfy/solve?
  • Who are your target customers?
  • How will you make money?

Submit your Proposal here

Judging Rubric (pdf link)

Open to all interested to network, watch finalist pitches. Free food.


Elliott Hall

Auditorium (242)

275 Varner Drive

Rochester , MI 48309-4485

Contact Information
Jae Kang