October 11- Opening Pitch Event
[Re]Verse Material Suppliers will pitch waste and by-product materials available in the Austin that could form the foundation for a new business.
Step 1- Ideation
Competitors submit business ideas to an ideation platform to be able to receive online feedback from mentors, advisors, project team members, and the [Re]Verse material suppliers. (Week 1)
Step 2 - Mentor Assignment
Competitors will submit concept statements to receive assignment to their primary mentor and begin refining their business idea. (Week 2)
Step 3 - Refinememt
Teams will have access to their primary mentor and a group of advisors including business coaches, designers, materials engineers, and creatives to further refine their business idea. (Weeks 2-6)
Step 4 - Finalists Selected
Competitors will submit a detailed idea to the judging panel, who will select the pitch competition finalists. (Week 7)
December 6th - Final Selections
On December 6th, finalists will present their business idea at the final pitch event and a panel of judges will award the Innovation Prizes.
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