Each year the Rollins Center hosts a number of competitions designed to give students the chance to showcase their entrepreneurial talents and world-changing ideas. From creating apps that increase productivity to creating products that change everyday lives, Rollins Center competitions help students light the fuse to launch their businesses.
Big Idea Pitch*
The Big Idea Pitch asks students to submit a video describing a problem, the market, and a solution. Finalists will present to judges before a live audience. Learn more.
Prototype-palooza participants provide a product idea and are paired with engineering students to create a prototype of the product within a thirty-hour period. Learn more.
The App Competition invites students to develop and present an app for iOS, Android, digital assistants, and other platforms. Submissions are judged on the app’s utility, design, and analytics. Learn more.
Business Model Competition*
For the Business Model Competition, students must test, validate, and improve their business ideas. Participants must submit a three-minute video detailing this process. Learn more.
Student Entrepreneur of the Year
The Student Entrepreneur of the Year competition recognizes students who have already started a business. To compete, submit information about your company and finances. Learn more.
New Venture Challenge*
The New Venture Challenge requires students to submit an executive summary and a five-minute video describing their business’ traction. Finalists will be selected to present in front of judges and a live audience. Learn more.
International Business Model Competition
The IBMC is the first and largest competition of its kind in the world. Top teams from around the world pitch about the customer discovery and validation they have achieved with their startup ideas. Learn more.
*Part of the Miller Competition Series