Come and learn how to use the Lean Canvas to structure your thoughts and research on your business idea. 30-60 minutes of teaching, with the rest of the time used to allow teams to work on producing their canvas and getting feedback from peers and coaches
Come and learn how to craft the best pitch for investors. 30-60 minutes of teaching, with the rest of the time used to allow teams to work on producing their pitch/pitch deck and getting feedback from peers and coaches
The Pitch Deck created in this workshop will serve as the outline for your Business Plan!
Feb 21 - Elevator Pitch Competition - Location TBD (off campus) - Time TBD - in the evening
The winner of this event is a GUARANTEED finalist for the Business Plan Competition
At this Happy Hour event, semi-finalists will give their elevator pitch in front of their classmates and judges.
An elevator pitch is a 60-second version of your pitch from Workshop #2
Only SMU BPC semi-finalists will be allowed to pitch at this event, but everyone is welcome to attend.
Feb 23 - DEADLINE - Business Plans Due - 11:59pm
Semi-finalists and undergraduate students must submit a 10-page maximum business plan to be considered for one of the finalist spots.
Please use the outline available at SMUBPC.org to create the business plan.
This plan will be judged by a group of local practitioners, from VCs to Angels to successful founders.