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The competition has four phases:

  • Elevator Pitch: A two-minute presentation accompanied by a single PowerPoint slide. (Video 8:00)
  • Cameo Round: Includes a business model canvas, a five-page paper about the business idea and a five-minute PowerPoint presentation.
  • Cameo Round Winners/Final Round/Judges Prep Review: This is the session like seen on Shark Tank.
  • Finals Round: A status report, a business plan and a 20-minute PowerPoint presentation.

Judges will look for innovation, social impact, quality of the materials presented and the entry’s potential for success in the marketplace.

Timeline for 2018-2019 Earlham Prize for Creative Capitalism

  • Elevator Pitch:
  • Cameo Round:
  • Cameo Round Winners/Final Round/Judges Prep Review:
  • Finals Round:

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