CLARK PITCH FEST

THE PURPOSE:

Giving the entrepreneurial opportunity to students who are interested, starting or are in business to take the skills to the next level.

The Clark Entrepreneur Program is the host of the Clark Pitch Fest. Our goal is to provide an entrepreneurial competition to bring more awareness and engagement with students and increase their opportunities for growth, education and resources. Also, we understand the business market has entrepreneurial opportunities at all levels. As college students, there’s a special place to learn without repercussion or ridicule.

We welcome all students to join in on the fun. No experience is needed.

The requirements for each entry:

  • Full-time student for Fall to Spring.
  • Student needs to have a 2.0 GPA.
  • Complete the 8 questionnaire survey for your submission.
  • Create a team up to 4 people.

Receive Mentoring

Learn how to write a 5-7 page executive summary.

Real-Time Solutions

Create solutions to real problems in today’s industry.

Deep Dive

Take your idea deeper and create a prototype.

Individual Consultations

Community leaders will mentor you along the way.

Free Materials

We’ll give you materials along the way. You don’t have to do this on your own.

Take the risk and fail forward. Learn in a safe environment at Clark College.

PITCH FEST SCHEDULE

JAN 31: SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE
DEADLINE IS 8PM

All Ideas are Welcome

We encourage all ideas and established businesses.

Open to the Public

Come check out the Clark College student business at Gaiser Hall Student Center from 9am-12pm

The Top 24 will Advance

The top 24 student submissions will be invited to the Trade Show.
FEB 21 - TRADE SHOW

Display and Pitch

The top 24 business ideas will be in a trade show style looking to advance to the next round.

Community Judges

Community leaders, business owners and entrepreneurs of all backgrounds will give feedback, encouragement and choose 12 to advance.

No Elimination

Top 12 student businesses receive feedback without an elimination round.
MAR 6: FINAL ROUND

Top 3 Student Businesses Advance

The student businesses have the last opportunity to perfect their pitch and present to the judges.

Closed to the Public

We appreciate your interest. This is for the student groups and judges only.

2018-19 FINALISTS

SUBMIT YOUR BUSINESS TO WIN $25,000

Have a Business?

For all students with an operating business, here’s a chance to improve your product and service.

Individual Consultations

Learn from established local entrepreneurs and business owners. You’ll receive feedback and ideas to improve.

Grow Your Idea

Take the risk and grow your idea to the maximum, but you don’t have to do this alone. We’ll be here to help you.

FROM THE BEGINNING

2016-18

ENTREPRENEUR CLUB

2018-19

FINANCIAL SUPPORTERS

Clark Entrepreneurs

This event is hosted by the Clark Entrepreneur program from Clark College located in Vancouver, WA.

For more info, email Nathan Webster:

nwebster@clark.edu

Submit Your Business:

Complete the Form