Thursday, November 16th at 6pm


Take your idea from the Minors to the Majors

The BIG Idea Pitch

Powered by Entrepreneur Showcase Week 2023

Applications Now Open!

What is the BIG Idea Pitch?

Where entrepreneurs and innovators pitch their business concepts, product, or invention to a panel of judges from our business and investment community. There are very creative and interesting concepts from people in our region – this competition showcases those ideas and offers what it takes to advance them.

The BIG Idea Pitch Competition gives people in Delaware County or attending Ball State University the chance to prove the potential of their business idea, meet people who can help them succeed, and some even win a cash prize!

Competitors have just three minutes to Pitch before our panel of judges. All competitors receive valuable exposure to business leaders & potential mentors and local awareness.

The Big Idea Pitch ran for 8 successful years. In 2021, our 8th year, we switched it up allowing for more innovative and bright ideas to become realities. In 2022 we expanded on visionaries and celebrated entrepreneurs, proudly introducing Entrepreneur Showcase Week, 20 Events 1 Week! This year The Big Idea Pitch returns as a part of Entrepreneur Showcase Week! On Thursday, November 16th at 6 pm showcase your BIG Idea and participate in a week of events dedicated to hardworking entrepreneurs. 

Training Camps

  • October 26
  • November 2
  • November 9

Each date from 6:00 – 7:30 pm

You do not have to attend the training camps. Free to attend.

The BIG Idea Pitch Competition Pitch Night:

November 16 – Starting at 6:00 pm

Thank you to our sponsors!

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