Entering the Business Plan Challenge? As you are preparing your entry for the April 5 deadlline, here's help.
FIU’s Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center, our sponsor, and Ricardo Weisz, who has judged the FIU Track for several years, are generously offering a free webinar for Business Plan Challenge participants Tuesday. The webinar is open to participants in all three tracks, and it will also include tips on pitching to invesors, such as the do's and don't of a successful pitch and learning how to engage your audience with a captivating presentation and gather the skills to convey your message to investors.
The “Perfect Your Pitch for the Challenge” webinar will take place on Tuesday, April 1, from 11 a.m. to noon online.
RSVP for the free webinar here: https://crm.orionondemand.com/crm/forms/I7S70md7878Ex6700kKII.
And here is the lowdown on the Business Plan Challenge:
What to enter: Three-page business plan (one additional supplemental page for a chart, photo or graphic is allowed).
Who can enter: Entrepreneurs with businesses less than 2 years old or with business ideas. There is a Community Track, FIU Track and High School Track.
Deadline: April 5.
Email entries to: Challenge@MiamiHerald.com, FIUchallenge@MiamiHerald.com, highschoolchallenge@MiamiHerald.com (you will get an automatic response. If you don’t, email email@example.com).
Contest rules, judges’ bios, other information: MiamiHerald.com/challenge.
Questions: Email Business Plan Challenge Challenge Coordinator Nancy Dahlberg at ndahlberg@MiamiHerald.com.