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Crossroads COLLEGIATE

Pitch

Competition

Live finals: April 29, 2021

Application deadline: April 12

The pitch competition for Indiana’s brightest rising stars is heading to college! Students will vie for $5,000 in cash and a guaranteed spot at the spring 2021 Elevate Nexus Pitch Competition!

Who Can Apply

Crossroads Collegiate is open to any founder who:

Is currently enrolled in any Indiana college or university, and

Has a startup based in Indiana, and

Is earning less than $250,000 in annual recurring revenue (ARR).

The Prizes

1ST PLACE

$5,000 no-strings, non-dilutive cash

A guaranteed spot to pitch at the prestigious Elevate Nexus Pitch Competition

2ND PLACE

A guaranteed spot to pitch at the prestigious Elevate Nexus Pitch Competition

Sponsors

More Than a Pitch Competition

Here at The Mill, we’re on a mission to launch and accelerate startups. Crossroads Collegiate showcases Indiana’s up-and-coming entrepreneurial talent and startup successes. Join us—to pitch, judge, sponsor, or watch the finals—and see what the excitement is about!

ELIGIBILITY

Crossroads Collegiate is open to any founder currently enrolled in any Indiana college or university, with an Indiana-based startup. Be bold!

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PROCESS

Applications are open until April 12 at 11:59. Get details on how to apply, and check the full timeline.

PRIZES

The winner takes home $5,000 in no-strings, non-dilutive cash! The top two contestants win a guaranteed spot to pitch at the spring 2021 Elevate Nexus Pitch Competition!

CONNECTION

Crossroads Collegiate puts your startup in front of potential investors, mentors, talent, and customers!

KEY DATES

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April 12, 11:59 PM

applications due

Be sure to read our Tips & Tricks when preparing your materials!

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April 13 -15

application review

Applications are screened on the quality of their application materials. 

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april 16

semi-finalists notified of acceptance

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April 19-22

semi-final judging

Our judges are a panel of esteemed Indiana entrepreneurs and investors.

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April 23

finalists notified

Only the best entrepreneurs will make it to the Crossroads Collegiate Finals.

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April 29

live final competition

Finalists will pitch live over Zoom. Finals are open to the public to watch!

Deadline to Apply is April 12!

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