2020 Next Top Entrepreneur Application:

applications due by march 18, 2020

Please include the following in your application:

  • Business abstract (250 words or less).

  • Statement of revenue for the last 12 months.

  • Contact information for a university advisor/faculty member/professor.

  • A 2 minute "quick pitch" video featuring:

    • An introduction to the team

    • An introduction to the business plan/product/idea

  • Additional photos, videos and/or website links that help your business stand out.

Judging Process and Prize

  • The applicant pool will be judged by an internal committee.

  • The top teams will advance to the next round in Athens, Georgia. The pitch competition will take place in front of a live audience and a panel of 4–5 judges who have experience in the startup and business world. These judges will pick the winning team.

  • The winning team receives $10,000.

  • Teams that must travel to Athens for the competition will receive a stipend for travel and hotel accommodations for up to four people.


Please complete the form below

Name *
Include name, contact info, school and program of study for each team member.
Include name and contact information.
250 words maximum.
For the previous 12 months.
Please include a 2 minute pitch video introducing your business and team.
Please include links to any other photos, videos, or websites which help your business stand out.