Seed Funding

Seed Funding Pitch Competition

Offered in the Fall and Spring semesters

Calling all student innovation teams! Pitch your idea for a chance to get from $500 to $1,000 funding for customer discovery and prototyping resources. Requirements: Students must currently be enrolled at the U of A, have an innovative idea, and share how they would use the funds toward customer discovery or prototyping. Pitches are 3-5 minutes, no slides, no notes, and multiple students can participate in a pitch.

Please email oei@uark.edu for more information on our upcoming event and application link to participate.


Idea Fame Pitch Competition

Do you have an idea for a new product or service? Are you willing to pitch that idea for $1,000? Here’s your chance… 

Startup Junkie launched IdeaFame in 2019. This 60-second pitch competition is offered several times a year in different locations - including the University of Arkansas campus. Stay tuned or email team@startupjunkie.org for more information.

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