Competitions and Events

Competitions and Events

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COMPETITIONS AND EVENTS THAT PROPEL YOU FORWARD
The center hosts a number of competitions and events that meet you where you are in your entrepreneurial journey. From sharpening innovation skills in a collaborative environment to competing for prize money to start your business, you’ll further develop your entrepreneurial toolkit and turn your ideas into viable business ventures.

Innovation Challenge

Take part in a weekend full of collaboration and creativity with a chance to win prizes. Open to all UNL students, the Innovation Challenge gives students a weekend to create a solution to a creative task with the top three teams earning rewards.

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Innovation Challenge

3-2-1 Quick Pitch

3 minutes 2 pitch 1 idea. The annual event gives students a platform to present their business ideas in a three-minute pitch before a panel of entrepreneurial-minded experts from across Nebraska. The top three pitches from each room receive cash prizes.

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3-2-1 Quick Pitch

48-Hour Challenge

Present an idea, form a team and start a company at this 48-hour event. The 48-Hour Challenge brings together budding entrepreneurs and serves as a space where you can find co-founders, mentors and momentum for your idea.

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48-Hour Challenge

New Venture Competition

Create a business model and sustainability-growth-expansion plan for your idea and pitch your complete business plan to judges from the Lincoln and Omaha business community. Along with your pitch, field questions on current traction, monetization strategies, risky assumptions, and more for a chance to win one of two $25,000 grand prizes and other cash prizes.

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New Venture Competition

Contact

Center for Entrepreneurship
entrepreneurship@unl.edu
HLH 315
402-472-3353