2018 Entrepreneur Quest

Application Deadline: November 1, 2018 at Midnight

Preview the application questions before you apply by clicking here.

Teams selected for the first pitch contest will be notified on or before November 13th, 2018.

Perks & Benefits

  • Award Money
    • 1st Place: $15,000
    • 2nd Place: $10,000
    • 3rd Place: $5,000
  • 8-week education program for TOP 10 semifinalists from Missouri S&T
  • Dedicated workspace
  • Mentorship from executives, industry leaders, investors, and subject matter experts
  • Pitch competition
  • Champion Round run by UM System at Entrepreneurial Educator Summit in Columbia, MO in the spring
  • Each participant has the opportunity to compete in 2 Demo Days & win up to $30,000

Expectations

  • Put in your best efforts and submit a strong application
  • Keep deadlines and show up
  • Attend and Participate in curriculum sessions if chosen for the program
  • Excel at Demo Day
  • Entrepreneurial Educator Summit attendance is mandatory for winners

Information Sessions

All Information Sessions will take place in the IDE building Rm G2 and attendance is optional but strongly advised. These Information Sessions will help you craft a better application:

Past Information Session(s):

  • September 24, 5:30 – 7 p.m. – General Information Session

Future Information Session(s):

  • October 1, 5:30 – 7 p.m. – Business Model Canvas
  • October 8, 5:30 – 7 p.m. – Essentials of a Business Plan
  • October 15, 5:30 – 7 p.m. – How to Pitch your Venture and the Application Process

For more information, please contact:
Misty House
NSF/S&T I-Corps Site Program Coordinator
housem@mst.edu
573-341-4541
107 IDE

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