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Impact & Launch Competition

IE Competition

First Round: Business Plan Competition, November 24, 2012
Second Round: Elevator Pitch Competition, February 16, 2013
Final Round: Finals, "Shark Tank"-style, April 24, 2013

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Congratulations to the winners of the
Elevator Pitch Competition!

10 student businesses or projects were chosen as winners by guests at The Space Launch Party on February 16. 2 winners will be announced each day until 2/27.
These Impact and Launch students will compete in the finals on April 24 (more details coming soon). 
 
Impact Winners  Launch Winners 
1. The End, Holten Fields 1. WritefullyHis, Grace Wallace
2. Let's Read, Sarah Grace Keaveny,
Michelle Green, and Anna Grace Hall
2. That's Sew Me, Sarah Baldwin
3. Shout Out Sista, Asantewaa Boateng 3. Bumblebees, Mallory Jones
4. Set in Motion, Nancy Ford 4. Junk Matters, Joseph McMillin
5. Best Buddies Wofford, Emily Bacher 5. Calhoun Construction, Callie Taylor
 
What is the Impact & Launch Competition? 
Wofford students participating in the Impact and Launch programs compete as individuals or in teams for cash and prizes to assist their entrepreneurial or social impact projects. Prizes include:
  • $10,000 in cash
  • Free office space for a year from The Iron Yard
  • Consulting services from a high profile NYC social media and marketing company
  • Consulting services from an entrepreneur-focused attorney.
The students will also learn valuable professional skills such as teamwork, public speaking, strategy, marketing, project management, and networking. Plus, they might just find their future career. 
 
Got questions? Please contact Jeremy Boeh, Assistant Director, The Space, at boehja@wofford.edu.