Startup Purchase: Up to $6,000 for Aspiring Entrepreneurs
The Economics Board of Study invites all students to participate in a program called Startup Purchase, which seeks to support student entrepreneurs. Students are full of creativity and great ideas, but rarely have access to funding. Startup Purchase will give winning participants the edge they need by providing access to seed capital.
This competition is open to all students, regardless of major. Students can compete for a grand total of $6,000, which will be distributed among one or more business ideas. There will be two rounds of competition. First, students must submit a business plan and a pitch deck by November 8th.
Second, the selected students will be invited to pitch their ideas to a ‘Shark Tank’ panel on December 4th at 5:00pm. The wining student(s) will have access to the funds at the beginning of the Spring 2019 semester.