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The Walter Hunter Business Plan Competition and Lecture Series Pitch Smackdown

Who: Sign up as an individual or as a team compromised of Clemson students (undergraduate/graduate), Clemson Faculty, and/or Clemson Alumni.

What: Pitch your idea. It can be anything from a concept to a fully developed product. Those chosen for the final round will do a four minute presentation followed by a six minute Q&A.

When: TBD

Where: TBD

Prizes: Last year's prizes - up to $30,000 in total (in varying increments at the discretion of the judges)

2019 Application coming soon!

*Optional coaching will be available by request prior to the event.

For questions or more information, please contact spiro@clemson.edu.

Photos from last year's event:

  • Announcer at 2017 Pitch Smackdown
  • Presenter at 2017 Pitch Smackdown
  • Female presenting at 2017 Pitch Smackdown
  • Participant presentation at 2017 Pitch Smackdown
  • Another person presenting at 2017 Pitch Smackdown
  • Winner and donor holding a large check at 2017 Pitch Smackdown.
  • Two participants and donor holding a large check at 2017 Pitch Smackdown.
  • Two people holding a large check at 2017 Pitch Smackdown.
  • A winner holding a large check at 2017 Pitch Smackdown.
  • Two winners with Kanga Kase holding a large check at 2017 Pitch Smackdown.