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2017 Next Top Entrepreneur Competition Information

DELTA Rx’s Next Top Entrepreneur Competition is open to all students, regardless of major, with a healthcare innovation. During three rounds of competition, you will develop your creativity and presentation skills through business plan presentations, problem solving, and receiving feedback from innovators. The competition judges will represent the pharmacy, healthcare, and business sectors.

To register as an individual or team, submit your name(s) to: The first 20 registrants will be accepted to participate in Round 1. Others will be placed on a wait list.

Competition Dates and Format

Round 1: Friday, February 10th. 4:00-5:00 PM in Olin 206.
Present your health-care related idea in a three-minute presentation. The top ten entries advance to Round 2!

Round 2: Monday, February 13th. 6:00-8:00 PM in Olin 206.
Impromptu solution of a health-care problem with a three-minute presentation. The top five entries advance to Round 3!

Round 3: Monday, February 20th. 6:00-8:00 PM in Olin 206.
Present a fifteen-minute mini-business plan using your idea from Round 1, 2, or another great idea!

Information Sessions

Attend either of these sessions to learn about the competition logistics and evaluation criteria.

Monday, January. 30th - 4:00 to 4:30pm in Harvey Ingham 019
Tuesday, January 31st - 4:00 to 4:30pm in Harvey Ingham 019


Grand prizes are rewarded after Round 3.

1st Place: $1200
2nd Place: $800
3rd Place: $400

If you have any questions or would like to be matched with a partner, please send an email to