Presenter Guidelines

All presenters for the 2014 Rocket Pitch must meet the following in order to participate:

  • All students matriculating at Babson, Olin Engineering, Wellesley College, and Babson alumni, are eligible to participate in the 2014 Rocket Pitch.
  • Individual students or groups are eligible to submit their application to the 2014 Rocket Pitch. The lead entrepreneur of any group must be matriculating at Babson, Olin Engineering, Wellesley College, or is a Babson alumnus, although team members may come from other area schools.
  • All applicants must be available to present their Rocket Pitch on Babson's campus on Thursday, November 6, 2014, if accepted. Presentations are a maximum of 3 minutes.
  • 2014 Rocket Pitch applicants must complete the following by Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 5pm EST:
  • If an applicant(s) fails to submit their Rocket Pitch through the Blank Center application site or fails to submit the audio video release form by the date listed above, the event organizers have the right to withdraw or waitlist the applicant from participating in the 2014 Rocket Pitch.
  • All participants that are selected to participate in the 2014 Rocket Pitch must submit their PowerPoint presentations to blankcenter@babson.edu by Friday, October 31 at 5pm EST. PowerPoint presentations are 3 slides maximum (including title slide).
  • All applicant(s) must agree that the materials they are submitting are their original work. The applicant(s) will retain all rights to the materials regarding their use at all times prior to and following the event.
  • By applying to participate in the 2014 Rocket Pitch, applicant(s) give the event organizers the right to post the application details on the event website, http://www.babson.edu/rocketpitch in the Rocket Pitch Recap Book.
  • Updated information on the 2014 Rocket Pitch application will not be accepted.

Key Dates

  • Tuesday, October 14 - submit application by 5pm EST​
  • Tuesday, October 14 - au​dio video release forms due at 5pm EST
  • Friday, October 17 - application notification
  • Friday, October 24 - last day to apply for waiting list at 5pm
  • Monday, October 27 - Pitching in the Bullpen (2-5pm)
  • Tuesday, October 28 - Pitching in the Bullpen (2-5pm) - sponsored by the Babson Entrepreneurship Club
  • Wednesday, October 29 - Pitching in the Bullpen (2-5pm)
  • Friday, October 31 - PowerPoint slides due at 5pm
  • Thursday, November 6 - Rocket Pitch Event

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