2016 APTE Impact IdeaPitch Competition:


To encourage students to pursue action on social enterprise, APTE has launched a student business competition. This competition will consist of a five minute pitch and a ten minute Q&A session with judges to be announced later. The business competition is open to both undergraduate and graduate students. The Application Deadline is January 29th, 2016 and all applicants must be available for the Summit on February 13th, 2016. Only one member need apply for team submissions. Competitors need only submit a one page business plan and a slide deck with the following slides:

  • Problem
  • Solution
  • Action steps

The competition will have 3 finalists pitch during the day of the APTE Summit with the winner winning $1000 in prizes and a $500 attendee favorite prize based on social media reactions. Our 6 judges will be accepting students into social enterprise accelerators and offering mentorship after the event as well. Students, put your ideas in front of 1,000 attendees and apply today!

Additional Rules:

  • Must have one college student on the team
  • Company cannot be generating revenue for over a year
  • Ideas that have not been incorporated are accepted

Apply either through the link below or by sending your one page business plan and a slide deck to ong.62@osu.edu.

Application Link: https://form.jotform.com/53098531983162