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Have an idea for a business or venture?
Present your idea to a team of investors for a chance to receive capital and guidance. All TCU student-run ventures can apply.

Expert Advisors - Get real, valuable feedback from a panel of students and professionals with entrepreneurial experience.

Startup Funding - Receive up to $10,000 to get your project off the ground. no need to give up any equity - we provide grants!

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Fall Pitch Days

Monday, September 24, 2018
5:00 -7:00 p.m.
Smith Hall, Room 104B

Application due Friday, September 21 by 5 p.m.
Monday, October 29, 2018
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Smith Hall, Room 104B

Application due Friday, October 26 by 5 p.m.

Spring Pitch Days

Monday, February 18, 2019
5:00 -7:00 p.m.
Smith Hall, Room 104B

Application due Friday, February 15 by 5 p.m.

Monday, March 25, 2019
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Smith Hall, Room 104B

Application due Friday, March 22 by 5 p.m.

Questions? Stop by the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center in Smith Hall, Suite 309 or contact Lin Nelson at lin.nelson@tcu.edu or Michael Sherrod at m.s.sherrod@tcu.edu.

Select a pitch day:
Company Name:
Company's Founder(s):
Email:
Cell Phone:

What idea does your business address and what is the solution? Business idea? *

Are there similar products/services currently in the market? *

What is your competitive advantage? How is your product/service different from your competition? *

What is your target market or “ideal customer”? *

How do you plan to market your product/ service? *

How invested are you towards success of your business? How much time have you currently invested? How much money have you currently invested? *

How much funding are you asking for? What will the funding go towards? Be specific. *

All applicants must submit a PowerPoint presentation before the competition day. Please submit your presentation to Cindy James at c.e.james@tcu.edu.