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      Inferno Pitch 2019 – NSU Top 5 Final Pitch in Shreveport

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      November 14, 2019

      Thursday   1:00 PM

      125 Central Ave, Natchitoches, LA 71457 , Russell Hall
      Shreveport, Louisiana

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      Inferno Pitch 2019 – NSU Top 5 Final Pitch

      Overview The Northwestern State University Business Model Competition Workshop is a north Louisiana entrepreneurial and business development event that is open to all NSU students. This competition will provide real-world education in entrepreneurship and boost new business creation in our region.  Students can submit models for new businesses in any industry. Qualified participants will progress through 3 phases in the competition; idea proposal (Moodle application), business development (workshop), and the final pitch (in-person presentation).  This initiative’s primary sponsor is BRF’s Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP), whose mission is to build an inclusive entrepreneurial eco-system in North Louisiana. All events will be held at the NSU campus located at Russell Hall 125 Central Ave, Natchitoches, LA 71457.   Benefit to Students? Participants will have opportunities to receive coaching from industry experts and build comradery with other entrepreneurial-minded individuals. Apart from sharpening business and financial acumen, this competition will also provide: Real-world experience in the startup and capital raising process Networking with industry experts and seasoned entrepreneurs Collaboration with other students that are entrepreneurial-minded Scholarships to the Louisiana Startup Prize annual competition Scholarships to attend the Patent Academy at LSUS Professional services from the Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) A chance to take your business idea from concept to commercialization Cash Prizes The top 3 finalists will be awarded cash prizes, scholarships, and in-kind professional services. 1st Place (Winner) - $3000 cash 2nd Place (Runner up) - $1000 cash 3rd Place (Runner up) - $500 cash All top 3 finishers will receive scholarships to LA Startup Prize 2019 and 6 months of professional services from the Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program. FAQs 1. Can high school students attend this event as observers? Yes 2. Is it free to attend this event? Yes  3. Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? No

      Categories: Business & Networking

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