Could you use $30,000?

 

 


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 UMSL
  • 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 at ESH005 and attendance is optional but strongly advised. These Information Sessions will help you craft a better application:

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

Application Deadline: October 22

For more information, please contact:
Tamas Javor
Assistant Director of UMSL Accelerate
javort@umsl.edu
917-291-8463
JCPenney Building North, Room 355C

President Choi at UMSL