Competitions as a Foundation for Business Creation
Event Winners|PitchBurner|June 19, 2015

We frequently talk about the different benefits of entrepreneurship competitions. There are many, but when looking at the purpose behind many of these events, there is one that sticks out especially. What is the main focus of many entrepreneurship events? What is their purpose? Economic growth and support, along with providing opportunities for business creation. As such:

Competitions help entrepreneurs legitimize their business ideas.

Competitions are a perfect foundation for making a business idea a reality. Why? They bring together all of the parts that play a role in business creation.

Award Programs Come in Many Different Forms

Here at PitchBurner, we love when a local  community is engaged through an awesome  awards program. However, it can be difficult to  recognize the potential for an awards program to  run in your area. We’re here to help you run an  awards program that engages and, you guessed  it, awards the noteworthy people in your  community.

Even with the common goal of recognizing local  businesses, people, etc. in the area, awards programs come in many different shapes and sizes.

Here are just a few:

Find, Guide, and Celebrate Entrepreneurs
Event Winners|Ethan Meyer|June 17, 2013

Helping With Your Budget
With many of our partners already developing strategic plans, proposing new budgets, and thinking of ways to expand their programs, there is no better time to explore PitchBurner. 
When we aren't working around the clock to develop new features and best practices to assist the nations top programs, we are uncovering ways to help your programs grow.
Helpful Resources:
• EDA Grants for Competitions
• Grants for Community Development

The PitchBurner Process
PitchBurner is much more than a tool for running competitions as we differentiate ourselves in the areas of Passion, Consulting, Product and Support.  We generate value for our clients through our expertise along with industry-leading best practices to build an ecosystem of success around their events.  By having access to top-notch support and our Entrepreneurship Consultants, we offer a 360 degree suite of services to improve every aspect of your program backed by our robust web-based platform.

mLearning and Mobile Pitch Night - Winners
Event Winners|PitchBurner|April 3, 2012

15 teams of young software application developers took part in Desire2Learn's Pitch Night - a competition which challenged the teams to present their ideas clearly and convincingly to the judges in less than five minutes.

2012 Software Builders Challenge - Winners
Event Winners|PitchBurner|April 2, 2012

Congratulations to the winners of the first annual Nebraska Software Builders Challenge!

UNL 3 2 1 Quick Pitch 2012 - Winners
Event Winners|PitchBurner|March 27, 2012

UNL's third annual 3-2-1 Quick Pitch Competition was held at Memorial Stadium on February 23, 2012.  The competition was presented by by the Center for Entrepreneurship, Southeast Community College Entrepreneurship Center, and Lincoln Public Schools Entrepreneurship Focus Program for students from Nebraska high schools, 2-year colleges, and 4-year colleges. 

Nebraska Innovation Competition 2012 - Winners
Event Winners|PitchBurner|March 16, 2012

The Center for Entrepreneurship hosted their 25th Annual Innovation Competition (formerly called New Ventures World Competition) on Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 8:00 a.m. downtown Embassy Suites Lincoln, NE.

University of Nebraska - Kearney - Quick Pitch Competition
Event Winners|PitchBurner|December 23, 2011

Hay Stinger - takes home glory at the University of Nebraska - Kearney - Quick Pitch....