3 minutes 2 pitch 1 idea.
The 3-2-1 Quick Pitch Competition is an annual event where you can showcase your entrepreneurial, communication and presentation skills through a short “quick pitch” proposal for a new business venture. Competitors will have 3 minutes 2 pitch 1 idea. A panel of entrepreneurial-minded experts from across Nebraska judge proposals and provide you with valuable feedback. You'll also have the opportunity to develop ideas as well as network with other students, successful entrepreneurs and community leaders.
Cash prizes totaling $10,000 will be awarded to the top pitches from each competition room. Winners will also get a guaranteed spot to compete in the university's New Venture Competition for a $15,000 grand prize and opportunity for further investment from the Husker Venture Fund.
All University of Nebraska–Lincoln undergraduate and graduate students are invited to register and participate. Competition rooms will be divided by level of education.
Thursday, November 7, 2024
Registration opens fall 2024.
Thursday, November 7, 2024 at Howard L. Hawks Hall
• Each student will have three minutes to pitch, then judges will have two minutes for questions and answers.
• This is a learning experience for our students. Thank you for helping us to provide it.
• Winners will be decided by judges’ deliberations. There will be 3 winners chosen in each room. Winners need not be ranked.
• This is a timed event - please keep this in mind during deliberations and feedback to help us stay on track.