Deadlines

  • Submissions Due: NOON on Friday, October 20, 2017
    UVA Wise Submissions Due: November 17, 2017

  • Finalists Announced: Friday, November 3, 2017
  • Competition Date for all Tracks: Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Location and Time of Competition for each Track:

Health Care Services & Technologies – Thursday, November 9 at 5:00 p.m.; Room 223, Rouss & Robertson Halls, McIntire School

Social Entrepreneurship – Thursday, November 9 at 5:00 p.m.; Great Hall in Garrett Hall, Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

Consumer/Business-to-Business – Thursday, November 9 at 5:00 p.m.; Room 225, Rouss & Robertson Halls, McIntire School

Science/Technology/Innovation – Thursday, November 9; Rice Hall, Room 130, School of Engineering and Applied Science

UVA-Wise – Submissions Due November 17 via Startup Compete; Competition on November 29

Requirements

Teams and individuals wishing to compete in the Concept Competition must submit an Executive Summary, as outlined below, describing the business concept and team. Your Executive Summary should address the concerns described in the Judging Guidelines for the Concept Stage of the E-Cup.

The Executive Summary has the following guidelines:

  • No greater than three pages in length;
  • Using a font no smaller than 10-points;
  • With no smaller than one-inch margins; and
  • No greater than three additional pages of appendix materials

On a separate page, please list the following Contact information:

  • Fist and Last Name (i.e., Family and Given names), School, if applicable (e.g., SEAS, Curry), and intended Graduation Year, if applicable, for a point of contact;
  • Email and telephone number for point of contact;
  • Name(s), School(s), and intended Graduation Year of all team members;

Submission

Once both the executive summary and contact information page are ready, please Upload your submissions to the appropriate track of the Concept competition via Startup Compete using the following format for labeling your document: VentureName_LastName_Concept.doc.

 

Note: Finalists will have 5 minutes to pitch their concept, and 5 minutes of Q&A. The presentation should be in PowerPoint and answer the judging criteria found here