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Student Pitchfest for San Diego MIT Enterprise Forum drew interest from business students. Learn about how we did it and how you can as well. Features student Will Caldwell, FromAbove. Thank you to ...

Student Pitchfest for San Diego MIT Enterprise Forum drew interest from business students. Learn about how we did it and how you can as well. Features student Will Caldwell, FromAbove. Thank you to Jim Staylor @Staylor Made Productions.

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  • 1. Entrepreneurship is Alive Student Pitchfest draws interest from technology driven business students IACBE April 9, 2014 Dr. Mary Beth McCabe mmccabe@nu.edu
  • 2. What makes a student entrepreneur?  A variety of different skillsets, like a “jack of all trades” (Lazear, 2005)  Student entrepreneurs are different. Politis, D, Winborg, J., Dahlstrand, A. (2012) Exploring the resource logic of student entrepreneurs.  Creating entrepreneurs from student scientists (2002) Tan and Subramanniam. Science and the student entrepreneur
  • 3. Promotion of event: earned, shared and, owned media.
  • 4. http://youtu.be/tyXyex3zDgI
  • 5. McCabe, left, with judges and finalists
  • 6. How can I create an event like this at my school?  Name your Student Pitchfest Event, featuring student business presentations (3-5 minutes) and create a depository  Students submit their business plans and committee selects finalists  Train mentor coaches and select judges  Select Winner/s to feature at future larger event  Certificates to all who students who presented  Set your budget: Ours was $600 in prizes. Grand prize team wins $500, second place $100, Top three teams get 1 year student memberships of academic organization  Create realistic deadlines for submission/selections  Next year, partner with International competition for winner.
  • 7. References  Lazear, Edward P, Entrepreneurship (2005). Journal of Labor Economics, Vol.23(4), p.649-680  Politis, D, Winborg, J., Dahlstrand, A. Exploring the resource logic of student entrepreneurs (2012) International Small Business Journal. Vol. 30(6) pp.659- 683.  Tan, Leo Wee Hin and Subramaniam, R, Science, Science and the Student Entrepreneur, 2002, Nov 22, 2002 p. 1556.