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        Case, Pitch and Poster Competitions

        Discover annual opportunities to pitch your innovative business ideas and showcase your knowledge and experience. With the chance of cash rewards for startup capital, you will gain support to help launch your business or service.

        Auburn Idea Jam

        Auburn Ideas Jam

        The Auburn Ideas Jam helps ideas and early-stage businesses grow. This is a low-barrier competition with no business plan or slide deck required. Individuals still at the idea phase or businesses that are pre-revenue and/or pre-product are strongly encouraged to apply. The competition is open to both college students and community members residing in East Alabama.

        Auburn Ideas Jam Info and Application
        September 2023
        Five Cash Prizes of $1,000
        Business Analytics Case Competition

        Business Analytics Case Competition

        The Business Analytics Case Competition is open to all Auburn University students. This is a great opportunity to analyze real world data sets and provide solutions to a panel of judges which includes industry sponsors and faculty. Grow your knowledge and expertise with this hands-on learning experience and potentially win cash awards.

        Business Analytics Case Competition
        October 2023
        Cash Prizes up to $5,000
        Team 8: Poster Competition Winners 2022

        Capstone Project: Poster Competition

        Senior business analytics students enrolled in the Capstone Course, BUAL 5860, compete to win cash prizes and certificates in the Business Analytics Student Poster Competition hosted by the Department of Business Analytics and Information Systems at Harbert College of Business each Spring and Fall Semester.

        Capstone Project: Poster Competition
        April 28, 2023
        Cash Prizes up to $1,500
         Orange Halloween Pitch Competition graphic with dark blue bats and pumpkins

        Halloween Pitch Competition

        Please Plan to Attend the Halloween Pitch Competition and Tiger Cage Business Idea Competition kickoff meeting in the Innovation Lab, Ground Floor, Horton-Hardgrave Hall. (Tuesday, August 27 and Thursday, August 29 from 4:00 – 5:00)

        Halloween Pitch Competition Guidelines
        October 2023
        Up to $1,000
         Orange Halloween Pitch Competition graphic with dark blue bats and pumpkins

        Tiger Cage Competition

        The Tiger Cage Business Idea Competition is held annually to identify and support innovative early-stage products or services ideas created by Auburn University students.

        Tiger Cage Competition Details
        Startup Capital/Cash Prize
        Jesse pitches his business to the judges

        SEC Pitch Competition

        Compete against 14 other university teams in the Southeast during the SEC Pitch Competition. Present your innovative business idea for a chance at funding and recognition.

        SEC Pitch Competition Website
        April 3-4, 2022
        Cash Prize