Fifth Annual Tiger Cage Competition
What's the Deal?
The Tiger Cage Business Idea Competition is designed to help student-entrepreneurs build practical skills and launch new business ventures.
The goal of this annual event is to discover, support, and reward the best early stage products, services or business concepts emerging from Auburn University student-entrepreneurs.
How to Register
Submit the following in an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- A 250-word (maximum) summary of your business idea – This will be used to introduce the judges to your business concept. Clearly state the problem you are solving, your solution and the market opportunity.
- A one-page “Business Model Canvas” that describes the dynamics of your business idea. You can find the template and additional information at https://strategyzer.com/canvas/business-model-canvas.
- Three PowerPoint slides to describe your business idea and its potential to the judges who are playing the role of angel investors experienced in business development and funding.
What You Can Win
Think you have what it takes to start a business? Pitch to us — and you might just win big. Learn how to master the art of the pitch, create a compelling business model, and jump-start your business to success.
The Prize Pool
- People's Choice and Other Awards: $5,000
- Fourth Place: $4,000
- Third Place: $6,000
- Second Place: $10,000
- First Place: $25,000