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Milestone 1:

1-minute Video Pitch (2/28 @ 11:59 p.m.)

  • Submit a 1-minute video of your idea on your project page. The video should address the following components:
    • What issue or problem are you trying to solve, and why?
    • How are you going to solve it with your idea?
    • How is it going to create impact for your customers/beneficiaries?
    • Who is on your team and who are you working/partnering with (if applicable)?
  • Be creative with your video. You can record yourself delivering your pitch, you can narrate a slide deck (PowerPoint), you can create an animation (there are many tools available online), you can draw out and narrate your idea as a story on a whiteboard, or anything else that will allow you to stand out. Be creative and have fun with the process!
  • Once you created the video, upload it to www.youtube.com as an “unlisted” video (unlisted videos are not searchable and can only be viewed with a unique link), and post the video using your unique link to your project page.
  • Resources and useful events:
    • Coworking every Tuesday 3:30-5 p.m., Wednesday 1-3 p.m., Friday 10 A.M.-1 p.m.
    • Engage with Mentors on StartUpTree @ www.iona.startuptree.co
    • 2/12 @ 12-1 p.m. Problem/Need Identification Workshop
    • 2/14 @ 12-1 p.m. Ideation and Value Proposition Workshop
    • 2/21 @ 12-1 p.m. Storytelling Workshop
    • 2/22 @ 12-1 p.m. Intellectual Property Workshop
    • How to create an unlisted video on YouTube: www.youtu.be/Go_HDCANWf8