University of Oregon Business Idea Competition
March 6, 2018
6-8pm I Lillis 282
what is quack/hatch?
QuackHatch is a cross-campus business idea competition open to University of Oregon undergraduate students of all majors. Pitch your business idea or concept for a chance to win $3,000 in seed funding.
Overall campus-wide winning teams:
This competition is open to University of Oregon undergraduate students (of all majors).
This competition is for new business ideas (not created before Spring 2017).
Application Due: February 25, 2018
Applications are due by midnight on Sunday, Feb. 25th. Finalists will be notified by Wednesday, February 28th and will be required to go through pitch preparation and further refinement of their business model.
Congratulations to our 2018 winners & finalists!
how to apply
Submit a 1 to 2-page executive summary and a 60- 90 sec. video pitch. Upload your video pitch to a YouTube or Vimeo account. For info on how to write a successful executive summary, click here and/or use this template
Send your final and complete application to Kate Harmon, firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than midnight on Sunday, February 25, 2017.
Part 1: Written Application
For your executive summary, focus on the following key areas:
Describe your concept. What is the specific idea? Who is the customer? What is the value proposition? Explain the “pain” addressed and the solution this concept provides.
How will the business generate revenue? What are your expected sources of revenue? Why will this concept succeed? Is this a viable concept?
Calculate the market size or potential. What will be your measure of success? What is the financial potential of your concept? What competition do you anticipate (direct and indirect) Why is your concept better? Describe the risks of this market opportunity.
Who is on your management team? Skills, background, etc.What are your anticipated roles?What skills does your team lack and how will you fill the gap?
Part 2: Video Pitch
Please create a 60-90 second video elevator pitch of your idea. You may use any format that is compatible with YouTube or Vimeo.
Congratulations to our 2017 winners & finalists!
And our finalists!
Congratulations to our 2016 winners & finalists!
Contact Kate Harmon, Undergraduate Program Manager at the Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship at email@example.com