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Igniting New Companies Pitch Competition

April 17 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Shore Entrepreneurship Center is partnering with IgniteHQ in offering INC Pitch Competition to all KSU Students. Please complete the application here for the INC Pitch Competition.


Overall Winner – $1,500 + 3 months at IgniteHQ
Best Concept – $1,000
Best Pitch/Presentation – $1,000
Achieving Finals – 2 companies @$250 each

Guidelines for Competition
The INC Pitch Competition is for students interested in moving forward with their idea and business. We will have a pre-qualifying round via video pitch submissions and the finals live at IgniteHQ. Qualifying applicants are all KSU Students.

Step 1: Complete Online Application due by March 29th

Apply here – link registration page – https://coles.kennesaw.edu/ec/igniting-new-companies-application.php

Step 2: Qualifying Round due by April 10th

Guidelines – submit to ebarth@kennesaw.edu

Create a video or written executive summary discussing the following:

1. State problem and opportunity
2. State product and/or service
3. Target market
4. Value proposition
5. How to make money

Step 3: Final Round on April 17th

10 minute pitch/presentation with 5 minute Q & A from Judges only


April 17
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


57 Waddell Street
Marietta, GA 30060