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Pitch Your Idea Competition

Pitch Your Idea in 90 Seconds, and win $1000.

Each year The Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship organizes the "Pitch Your Idea in 90 Seconds" competition.

Any Appalachian State student can enter with their original, innovative idea for a new business opportunity. No franchise concepts please.

The 10 most innovative ideas are selected from the entries, and the finalists are invited to the pitch contest in Peacock Hall.  Each of the 10 students will make their 90 second pitch to a panel of entrepreneur judges who will provide feedback and vote on the most promising and innovative idea.

The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to be funded through Student Accounts! Second place will receive $500, and third place will receive $250.

To apply:

Send a summary of your business idea (250 words or less) to

Please include your name, phone number, email address, and major of study.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Center for Entrepreneurship for advice and coaching!