Project Idea Pitches

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PROJECT IDEA PITCHES

To encourage the generation of new project ideas related to each of the National Challenges, all Enactus teams have the opportunity to participate in the Project Idea Pitch Competition.

PHASE 1

Topics announced during the #EnactusRegionals Opening Ceremony on Friday March 12, 3pm; detailed overviews and submission templates released. Teams are encouraged to attend the topic specific forums between March 15-18 to help gather information for their pitches and gain insight from topic experts.

Phase 2

Enactus teams can submit multiple Project Idea Pitches per category by the deadlines below using each of the Pitch Submission Templates. Please see the detailed overviews linked below.

  • March 15th CWB Financial Education Project Pitch Idea due at 11:59PM ET
  • March 16th Scotiabank Climate Action Project Pitch Idea due at 11:59PM ET
  • March 17th TD Entrepreneurship Project Pitch Idea due at 11:59PM ET

Phase 3

6 Regional Finalists per Project Idea Pitch will be announced live Thursday at 3PM EST on regionals.enactus.ca. Each finalist will be sent detailed information from their Enactus PM following the ceremony with links and details regarding their live Pitch.

Phase 4

All Regional Finalists will participate in a live 3-minute Project Idea Pitch competition, followed by a 2-minute Q&A with judges between 11AM and 2PM EDT on Friday, March 19, 2021. Best Project Idea recipients will be announced at 3PM EDT during the #EnactusRegionals Awards Ceremony.

$1,500

$1,000

$500

CWB FINANCIAL EDUCATION PROJECT IDEA PITCH

Develop an initiative to increase the financial education and inclusion of newcomers to Canada in their first 5 years in the country to help them fully engage with the economy.

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SCOTIABANK CLIMATE ACTION PROJECT IDEA PITCH

Scotiabank

Develop an initiative, big or small, to reduce the carbon footprint of your campus community.

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TD ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECT IDEA PITCH

Scotiabank

Develop an initiative to help Canadian entrepreneurs and small business owners that have been negatively impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Submit Pitch

PROJECT IDEA PITCHES: FAQ

Enactus teams are allowed to submit as many Project Idea Pitches per category as they like. Use 1 pitch template per project idea.

Your submission can only be 1 page long maximum; teams must use the templates provided above.

Friday, March 19 between 11AM and 2PM EDT. The CWB Project Idea Pitch Competition will run from 11-12, Scotiabank from 12-1 and TD from 1-2. Exact times and details will be sent to Regional Finalists by their Enactus PM Thursday, March 18.

3-minutes followed by a 2-minute live Q&A with judges.

1 16×9 PPT slide is permitted at most; no audio / video materials.

During the #EnactusRegionals Awards Ceremony on Friday, March 19 at 3PM EDT on regionals.enactus.ca

French-speaking teams will be expected to pitch their idea in English but will be offered a translator for their Q&A. Q&A time will be doubled (4 minutes) for French teams.