Grant Cardone Foundation Pitch-Off Competition

Grant Cardone Foundation Pitch-Off Competition

The Grant Cardone Foundation and the FIU Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center invite FIU students to participate in a Pitch-Off Competition.

Selection of Top 10 Finalists: The FIU Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center will select its top 10 finalists from its pool of budding entrepreneurs. These finalists will then have the opportunity to pitch their innovative business ideas before a distinguished panel of VIP judges.

The top 10 finalists, along with one guest each, will receive general admission tickets to the highly anticipated 2024 10X Growth Conference, hosted by Grant Cardone from April 2 to April 4.

Honoring Excellence: The grand prize winner will be awarded a premiere ticket to the 2024 10X Growth Conference, an exciting opportunity to engage with industry leaders and visionaries.

Educational Resources: In recognition of the collective talent at the FIU Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center, the Cardone Foundation will grant the top 50 students from the pitch-off competition exclusive access to Cardone University for one year. This access will serve as a valuable resource in their entrepreneurial journey.

Winner Prizes

1st Place$3,000 + premiere ticket to 10X Growth Conference with one guest + 1 year access to Cardone University.
2nd Place$2,000 + General Admission ticket to 10X Growth Conference with one guest + 1 year access to Cardone University.
3rd Place$1,000 + General Admission ticket to 10X Growth Conference with one guest + 1 year access to Cardone University.
Top 10 FinalistsGeneral Admission ticket to 10X Growth Conference with one guest + 1 Year Access to Cardone University.

The Grant Cardone Foundation (501C3) is an international non-profit organization invested in helping youth in our communities reach their full potential. Entrepreneur and best-selling author, Grant Cardone, created the foundation as a result of experiencing the traumatic loss of his father when he was only ten years old. Growing up without a father figure in his life affected him emotionally, socially, and academically. So, he has made it his mission to help young adults, who may need life and career guidance, just as he once did. The foundation partners with community organizations, municipal agencies, corporations, and other non-profit ended to help deliver energy and educational resources to youths in need.

For more information, please contact Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center

Students are invited to experience Customized Workshop and Mentorship

As a part of this exciting collaboration, the Grant Cardone Foundation invites 100 FIU Business students for a customized workshop to provide them with critical insights and knowledge. Students will engage with industry experts, benefiting from their expertise, and gaining invaluable insights to fuel their entrepreneurial journey.

In order to sign up, please send an email to, providing your name, major and FIU email.

Workshop participation is mandatory in order to compete in the Pitch-Off competition for the opportunity to meet Grant Cardone and win money to fund business idea.

Stay tuned for more details.

Pitch Content:

  • Each participant will develop a sales pitch for a product or service.
  • The pitch should include key elements such as product/service features and benefits, unique selling propositions, target market rationale, and benefits to stakeholders.

Judging Criteria:

  • Judging will be based on criteria such as clarity and impact, hook, goal for solution, target market, competitive advantage, closing , and overall presentation skills.
  • A panel of judges with expertise in sales, marketing, and entrepreneurship will evaluate the pitches.


  • The top 10 winners of the 10X Pitch-Off will be invited to meet and present their pitch to Grand Cardone in person at the Grant Cardone Foundation.
  • Grant Cardone will select the top three winners and awards will be presented.