Pitch Your Business Idea

Each year, the Launch Program hosts a startup pitch competition spotlighting ventures led by Wofford students for a chance to win a portion of $10,000. To commemorate and participate in Global Entrepreneurship Week, join us for the 7th Annual Terrier Startup Challenge on Thursday, November 17.


There are two requirements to participate:

1) Be a currently enrolled Wofford student.

2) You (or a team member) agree to attend the following Pitch Practices at 3:00 pm


  • Wednesday, October 19

  • Wednesday, October 26

  • Wednesday, November 2 (mandatory)

  • Wednesday, November 9 (mandatory; Slide Deck review)

  • Monday, November 14 by 5 pm – Slide Decks due

  • Tuesday, November 15 @ 3 pm – 5:30 pm– Dress rehearsal


Finalists will be selected to pitch their ideas amid a panel of judges and in front of an audience of their peers. Selected startups will have 5 minutes on a stage followed by Q&A from the judges. Winners will be announced toward the end of the event.


1st Prize – $4500

2nd Prize – $3000

3rd Prize – $1500


Click here for the pitch competition application link

Submission Deadline: October 10, 2022, at 12:00 pm, EST


Past Winners

7th Annual – TBD

6th Annual – Cassie Figueroa and Alec Schrader, Campus Connections

5th TSC – Julia Terrell, Julia Ruth Interiors