TYE University has developed into an award-winning program that brings together university entrepreneurs with successful business leaders across Carolinas to perfect their pitch, develop their product or service and provide a holistic approach to their startup. The selected team will be representing TiE Carolinas at the TYE University Global Pitchfest Competition held in Silicon Valley in September to compete with other TYE University teams from around the globe. The event is held during TiECON Silicon Valley in Santa Clara, California. This year it might be 100% virtual event.
We are pleased to inform you that applications have been extended for the Student Entrepreneurs for the TiE Young Entrepreneur University Program (TYE-U).
The TYE-U initiative enhances the learning objectives of aspiring student entrepreneurs globally through the creation and presentation of business pitches for new business ventures.
|July 10, 2020||Applications Close|
|July 15, 2020||Selected team to represent TiE Carolinas is announced|
|July 31st, 2020||Deadlines for finalist team to provide high-level info|
|Saturdays in Aug||Attend Bootcamp Workshops via zoom|
|August 30th, 2020||Upload Business Model Canvas & Business Plan Summary|
|September 12th, 2020||Pitch competition via Zoom|
|September 12th or 13th, 2020||Prize ceremony via Zoom|
Judges will consider these key factors while shortlisting the winner:
Clear Description, Market Identification, Customer Validation
Value Proposition, Product Market Fit, Differentiation from Competition
Operational / Executional Approach, Leadership, Teamwork, Financial Viability/Returns
If you have an idea, product or service that you are looking to launch, and you are a current student of a University or College system apply NOW. The winning team will compete globally for a $10,000 cash prize.
Applications close on July 10, 2020. Selected applications will be invited via email to pitch. Review Terms & Conditions to confirm eligibility.