The annual Miami Herald Startup Pitch Competition is designed to provide a platform for FIU students and alumni to showcase new ideas, while providing a forum to attract investment for their business models. The business model must prove itself to have breadth and sustainability; as well as demonstrate that it possesses, or can acquire, the resources to actually launch and be viable.
Entry Dates: TBD
Entering the challenge can give you valuable media coverage in the Miami Herald as well as exposure to possible investors for your business.
The FIU Track is open to all CURRENT FIU students, alumni and faculty.
Submit your entry
Please provide a 12-20 Slide Pitch Deck
Send via email to firstname.lastname@example.org along with your FIU student ID number.
*Please note, that you may only enter one Miami Herald Startup Pitch Competition track.
Important Challenge Dates
Official Call for Entries and cover story in the Miami Herald Business Monday
All entries must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. - NO EXCEPTIONS!