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 $2,000 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 2-5 minutes, no slides, no notes, and multiple students can participate in a pitch.



Students can pitch for prototyping resources, legal fees, design services, and market research costs. Students can pitch as individuals or teams, and they can request up to $2,000. Prior customer discovery or market research on their ideas required before competition.

TBA Fall 2021


Please email 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 for more information.

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