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Due Date


Initial application

Tuesday Oct 15th by midnight

Individuals/teams will submit a max five-minute video, a completed idea assessment questionnaire and upload a max 2-page executive summary.

Competition acceptances

By Oct 21 at 6pm

While all applications will receive feedback, a maximum of 25 submissions will be accepted for the competition.

Information/training sessions

Week of Oct 28th

Attendance to an information and education sessions will be mandatory for competitors

Presentation practice and feedback

Week of Nov 4th

Competitors will be required to practice their presentation and receive feedback from an assigned mentor team.

Fast pitch presentations for competitors

Nov 13th (afternoon)

Competitors will have the opportunity to do a 1-minute pitch on stage at Drexel Startup Fest. Competitors will also have an exhibit table for the afternoon.

Competition presentations (first round)

Nov 14th (morning)

Competitors will be assigned to one of five competition brackets with five teams in each bracket. Competitors will be presenting to a judging team who will then select one team from their bracket to proceed to the final round.

Competition presentations (final round)

Nov 14th (afternoon)

Five competitors plus one “wild card” will compete on stage at Drexel Startup Fest.