This is a professional proposal. It MUST be proofread and error free!
Please submit your proposal by Friday, November 8, 2013 at noon.
The Pitch Application:
I am available on March 12 to compete in The Pitch.
Finalists must be available for the final Pitch event.
I have not received any outside funding or investments to support this idea.
Ideas that have received outside funds in excess of $10,000 are not eligible for The Pitch.
I have had my proposal proofread by a writing fellow.
Writing fellows are available through the Center for Teaching and Learning.
I have submitted a Dean's Approval form and a Signed Waiver form.
Applicants that are not in good academic standing are not eligible.
I have read and agree to the Pitch rules and waiver.
Requirement #1 Proposal Description
Describe your product, service, startup or organization.
Requirement #2 Leadership Role
How are you an entrepreneurial leader? What is your role within the proposal?
Requirement #3 Potential Impact
How does your idea solve a problem, create a change or address an issue? How does it add value?
Requirement #4 Leadership Ethics
Consider the ethical dilemmas you might face as a leader. What ethical practices will you employ?
Requirement #5 Cost Structure
What are your costs? How will you generate funding (outside of the $10,000) to sustain your idea?
Requirement #6 Implementation Timeline
What are the steps you will take to implement your idea? How is your proposal action-ready?
Requirement #7 Marketing Strategy
Who are your competitors? Your target audience? How will you market your idea?
Requirement #8 Viability Research
What research supports the viability of your idea? What evidence suggests your idea will work?
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2013 Pitch Brochure
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2012-2013 Proposal Rubric
Dean's Approval Form