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Aussie’s Business Plan Competition

May 12 @ 8:00 am - May 29 @ 11:30 pm

Free

JOIN THE NEXT GENERATION OF YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS: Aussie’s Business Plan Competition is designed to help students and recent graduates launch their own businesses and take their passion projects to the next level.

DEADLINE: May 29, 2020 

WINNERS

  1. 20 Roo Crew Fellows will receive $1,000, a fellowship and a pitch day to market their business 
  2. 5 Roo Crew Finalists will receive $5,000, mentorship and a trip to the Proctor and Gamble headquarters in Cincinnati, OH. This is the company who produces brands you know like Downy, Pampers, Bounty Always, Gillette, Old Spice, etc.

ELIGIBILITY AND REQUIREMENTS

Requirements 
•  Must be 18-24 years of age (although the website is for women, men can apply too) 

•  Must be a US Resident who is proficient in English 

•  Must be a current or aspiring entrepreneur who owns  a majority stake or plans to open a qualifying business 

• The business must be in the early stage (zero to two years of operation) with a for-profit, service or physical product 

Round 1 
•  Professional Headshot 
•  Business Description 
•  Your Resume 

Round 2 : (Invite Only after Being Selected from Round 1)
•  3-Minute Video About Your Business 
•  Business Plan and/or Mission Statement 
•  Renderings or Photos of Product

SPECIFIC PROGRAM TIMELINE

May 1 – Round 1 Applications Open. Submit ASAP in order to be invited to Round 2 (invite only)

May 5 – Round 2 Applications Open. Invite-Only Based on Round 1

May 20 – Round 1 Applications Close

May 29 – Round 2 Applications Close

Week of June 4 – Aussie Fellows Announced (20 Fellows)

June – July Aussie Fellowship Program

July 27 – Virtual Pitch Day

July 31 – Finalists Announced (5 Finalists)

August – Aussie Finalists Fellowship + Trip to P&G Headquarters