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HCC Ideas Pitch Competition Finals and Awards Ceremony-1st Place, $1,000

May 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Offered by the HCC Office of Entrepreneurial Initiatives, this competition is designed to explore innovative approaches to answering pressing societal needs and to spark an atmosphere of social dialogue.

The HCC IDEAS Pitch Competition for Spring 2017 is a platform for any HCC student to share their creative ideas and social innovations.

  • First Prize: $1000
  • Second Prize: $500
  • Third Prize: $250
  • 2 Honorable Mentions

The competition is designed to explore innovative approaches to answering pressing societal needs and to spark an atmosphere of social dialogue and community.. Students must complete a simple application and upload a two-three minute video on YouTube (include link on application) that addresses one of the categories listed below:

Categories

  1. Education & Skills: investing in sustainable workforce for today and tomorrow.
  2. Alleviating Poverty: issues related to improving income inequity and cost of living.
  3. Economic Advancement: job creation, entrepreneurship, and financial literarcy.
  4. Community Wellbeing: access to parks, Transportation, health, and nutrition.
  5. Technology: new tools and applications to help resolve a pressing issue.

The HCC Ideas Pitch Competition application period opened March 10th and closed April 21st.

Competition Finalist Presentation and Awards Ceremony will be held

Friday, May 26, 2017

1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

HCC District Headquarters

3100 Main St.

Houston Texas 77002

The goal of the HCC Pitch Competition is to provide financial and institutional support for HCC students who want to make an impact on the world. HCC is eager to harness the creativity and passion of its unique student body to catalyze social change.


hccs.edu/pitch


 

Details

Date:
May 26
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm