High School Pitch Competition
Where Big Ideas Win Big
The Babson Olympiad is a virtual high school pitch competition that brings together teams of young entrepreneurs from around the world to battle their venture ideas. As the #1 College for Entrepreneurship, Babson College is proud to host this spring event where young entrepreneurs identify opportunities for innovation, share with peers and industry experts about the value they are capable of adding, and ask for the resources they need to move forward.
The Pitch: 3 Minutes, 3 Slides, 1 Awesome Idea
Your team will have three minutes and three slides to pitch your venture idea. The video pitch should feature your team presenting in coordination with the 3 slides that showcase your venture. For the complete competition criteria, view our Babson Olympiad Pitch Criteria (PDF).
Describe the opportunity or challenge you have explored. How is the solution you have proposed innovative?
Estimate your target market size, identify the competition, and describe your marketing strategy.
Describe the outcomes of your soft launch and how you determined your venture idea is feasible.
How the Olympiad Works
STEP 1: Throw Your Hat in the Ring - Register Your Team by April 12 (see details below)
STEP 2: Let the Battle Begin - Upload Your Pitch Video by April 26
STEP 3: The Last Word - Online Finalist Round Q&A Competition, April 30 – May 2
STEP 4: Big Ideas Win Big - Winners Announced on May 3
We’ll be showcasing our winners on our Babson website and social media channels. Beyond bragging rights, winners will receive prize money to reinvest in their entrepreneurial dreams.
To register your team for the 2019 Babson Olympiad, submit this online form.
Current high school students may register as individuals or as a team.
Registration Fee: $75 per venture (team or individual)
QUESTIONS? CONTACT US:
Babson Youth Impact Team