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Fast Pitch 400$

Competition: March 29, 2019; 1:30-4pm. YouSTAR Alkek

Do You Have a Business Idea?

Texas State’s Fast Pitch Competition is an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students (anyone with a Texas State id) who are in the process of developing new, innovative, and implementable business ideas, to present their business concepts in front of a panel of experienced entrepreneurs and industry experts. Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places, with $400 going to 1st place.

Pitch Quality:

Pitches can be for-profit, non-profit, and social entrepreneurship.  Each fast pitch is judged for the quality of the presentation and its investment potential.

Competition Stages:

The competition will consist of 2-Stages. Stage 1: Come to YouStar on March 29th, Registration is 1:30pm, recording of pitches 2-4pm. Videos will then be judged by social media likes.  The top 10 finalists will be announced on April 8th. These will be judged by a committee of experienced entrepreneurs. Finals will be announced on April 12th.


Guarantee your spot in the competition: apply by March 27, 2019.  Walk-in's welcomed and will be given a spot to compete on a first-come-first-bases after the applications based on availability.

Guidelines for a Successful Pitch

Watch videos here about how to do a successful pitch.