2013 USC Student Innovator Showcase and Fast Pitch

2013 USC Student Innovator Showcase and Fast Pitch

This year during Trojan Family Weekend, we are once again hosting the USC Student Innovator Showcase and Fast Pitch. This is a fun, exciting opportunity for USC students of all disciplines to compete for $12,000 in cash prizes while practicing their networking and pitching skills.
 
WIN $12,000 IN CASH PRIZES AT THE 2013 USC STUDENT INNOVATOR SHOWCASE AND FAST PITCH
Open to USC graduate and undergraduate students of ALL disciplines.
Application deadline: September 15, 2013 at 5pm PST
 
Apply here: http://stevens.usc.edu/studentinnovatorshowcase.php
 
Do you have an invention or business plan you want to share? An idea you’re excited to turn into reality? An awesome team to do it with? The USC Student Innovator Showcase and Fast Pitch is the perfect opportunity to exhibit your one-of-a-kind idea. At the Showcase, you will get the chance to pitch your project to a panel of innovation experts, including USC faculty and staff as well as successful entrepreneurs and investors from the LA area. Participants will be in the running for $12,000 in cash prizes! Visit the USC Stevens Center for Innovation’s website to apply: http://stevens.usc.edu/studentinnovatorshowcase.php
 
The 2013 USC Student Innovator Showcase will be on Friday, October 25 from 9:00am to 4:00pm in front of the Hancock Foundation Building (AHF). At the Showcase, the panel of judges will visit each project in search of the most innovative ideas. Following the Showcase, the judges will select 10 finalists to participate in the Student Innovator Fast Pitch starting at 5:00pm in Herklotz Courtyard. After each three-minute pitch, judges, peers and parents can ask questions. Awards will be presented to the top four innovators in the following categories:
 
    Most Innovative Award: $5,500 (funded by the USC Stevens Center for Innovation)
    Most Promising Business Concept Award: $5,500 (funded by the Diem Shotwell Metcalfe Family Fund)
    Student Choice Award: $600
    Parents Choice Award: $600
 
Apply before the 5:00pm PST deadline on Sunday, September 15
 
If you have any questions, please email Kelsey Goelz, Student Outreach Coordinator, goelz@usc.edu