Missouri Southern State University - Plaster School of Business
3901 Newman Rd
Joplin, MO 64801-1512

Join us for an exciting business pitch contest that showcases innovation and entrepreneurial spirit! "Pitch Palooza" at Missouri Southern State University invites participants from various levels, including High school, Collegiate, Pre-Venture, and Scalability categories.

Key Focus Areas for Participants

Problem Identification:

  • Dive deep into the importance of your chosen problem
  • Showcase your ability to articulate and discuss the problem with precision

Solution Presentation:

  • Master the art of communicating your problem effectively.
  • Shine with a crystal-clear value proposition that captivates the audience

Market Opportunity:

  • Craft a compelling narrative around your defined market opportunity
  • Explore and present insights into market size, competition, and alternatives

Team Introduction:

  • Elevate your team's profile by highlighting skills, talents, and experiences
  • Showcase why your team is not just ready but destined to succeed

Go-to-Market Strategy:

  • Unveil your strategic prowess in discussing sales channels
  • Present compelling plans for engaging potential customers and seamless distribution

Why Attend?

  • Explore innovative business ideas across various pitch levels.
  • Engage with passionate entrepreneurs and future leaders.
  • Learn about problem-solving, market opportunities, and successful team dynamics.

Cost: No fee

To register:

U.S. Small Business Administration

The Missouri SBDC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance to the SBDC hosting the event.  The Missouri SBDC is a University of Missouri Extension partner.