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Next Top Entrepreneur Competition- 2018

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: deltarx@drake.edu. 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: Monday, October 22nd. 4:00-6:00 PM in Fitch 102.
Present your health-care related idea in a three-minute presentation. The top ten entries advance to Round 2!

Round 2: Tuesday, October 23rd. 4:00-6:00 PM in Fitch 102.
Impromptu solution of a health-care problem with a three-minute presentation. The top five entries advance to Round 3!

Round 3: Monday, October 29th. 4:00-6:00 PM in Fitch 102.
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.

Wednesday, October. 10th - 5:00 to 5:30pm in Cline 127
Thursday, October 18th - 5:00 to 5:30pm in Cline 127

Prizes

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 register, or would like to be matched with a partner, please send an email to deltarx@drake.edu.