Pitch Guidelines
Lesson 10
Agenda
Topics
• Review final deliverables
• Project submission guidelines
• App demo video
Activities
• Check-in (15 mins....
Check-in
• You should have completed your business plan
• Started working on your pitch
• Brainstormed ideas for your pres...
What are your deliverables?
• Screen shots of your app prototype (3 screens)
• Source code for your team’s prototype
• Pre...
Other items to complete
• Photo of your team
• Completion of survey (found in Lesson 12)
Submission Process
• You will submit your deliverables online
• Submission instructions will be explained in Lesson 12
• A...
Judging Process
The top teams will be invited to the World Pitch event
in San Francisco, California as follows:
• Top midd...
Technovation Challenge
• What are you being judged on?
• 36 points and 4 bonus points = 40 points
Judging Criteria: Objective Items
• Did the team identify a real problem in the
community?
• Does the app solve the proble...
Judging Criteria: Subjective Items
• Is the Pitch compelling?
• Is the Business Plan sound and thorough?
• Is there a prac...
Judging Criteria: Bonus Points!
• Does the app incorporate external data
• An especially creative design
• 4 total bonus p...
Demo video of your app
• Up to 2 minutes total time
• Show the functionality of your app
• Simple and clear
• Highlight th...
Pitch Video
• All members of the team must speak
• Persuasive video for the judges
• Who, what, when, where, why, and how
...
Activity: test video & editing
• Sound Quality
 It is really important select a quiet space
 If you can, use a separate ...
Wrap-Up
• Test video sound and lighting
• Finish presentation slides
• Prototype Development
• Next week:
 Practice your ...
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Technovation challenge workplan for week 10

  1. 1. Pitch Guidelines Lesson 10
  2. 2. Agenda Topics • Review final deliverables • Project submission guidelines • App demo video Activities • Check-in (15 mins.) • Review Deliverables and judging criteria (40 mins.) • Complete business plan (20 mins.) • Work on presentation (20 mins.) • Refine source code for App (20 mins.) • Wrap-up – (5 mins.)
  3. 3. Check-in • You should have completed your business plan • Started working on your pitch • Brainstormed ideas for your presentation format and style • You should have completed your business plan • Started working on your pitch • Brainstormed ideas for your presentation format and style
  4. 4. What are your deliverables? • Screen shots of your app prototype (3 screens) • Source code for your team’s prototype • Presentation slide desk (PPT) • Pitch video • Demo video of app • Business Plan • 100-word app description
  5. 5. Other items to complete • Photo of your team • Completion of survey (found in Lesson 12)
  6. 6. Submission Process • You will submit your deliverables online • Submission instructions will be explained in Lesson 12 • All deliverables must be submitted online by May 2nd, 5 pm PST / May 3rd, 5:30 am IST
  7. 7. Judging Process The top teams will be invited to the World Pitch event in San Francisco, California as follows: • Top middle school division team. • Top 8 high school teams, based on region. • Top university division team. • Making for a total of 10 teams • WeTech will host a regional event for the 10 WeTech teams in May/June
  8. 8. Technovation Challenge • What are you being judged on? • 36 points and 4 bonus points = 40 points
  9. 9. Judging Criteria: Objective Items • Did the team identify a real problem in the community? • Does the app solve the problem that was identified? • Is the prototype fully functional?  It should contain at least 3 screens with all buttons and links functional and no obvious bugs
  10. 10. Judging Criteria: Subjective Items • Is the Pitch compelling? • Is the Business Plan sound and thorough? • Is there a practical vision for extending the app beyond the prototype stage? • Does the app contain dynamic functionality? • Is the User Interface intuitive and easy to use?
  11. 11. Judging Criteria: Bonus Points! • Does the app incorporate external data • An especially creative design • 4 total bonus points possible
  12. 12. Demo video of your app • Up to 2 minutes total time • Show the functionality of your app • Simple and clear • Highlight the unique features of your app • Focus on the user interface • Watch example videos  http://tinyurl.com/p4ywgkq  http://tinyurl.com/o763rpx
  13. 13. Pitch Video • All members of the team must speak • Persuasive video for the judges • Who, what, when, where, why, and how • Up to 4 minutes for the video • Clear and creative • Example video: http://tinyurl.com/kxn6ewt
  14. 14. Activity: test video & editing • Sound Quality  It is really important select a quiet space  If you can, use a separate audio recorder because it will probably be better than the camera’s audio • Lighting:  Use different sources ( table lamps, etc)  Remember to turn all the lights on if the ambient is dark
  15. 15. Wrap-Up • Test video sound and lighting • Finish presentation slides • Prototype Development • Next week:  Practice your pitch and get feedback  Video tape your app demo and first cut of pitch video  Dress for success!

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