Entrepreneurship+Social Innovation

The Achievement Pitch (TAP) is a student-based, social enterprise pitch competition designed to address social and environmental challenges in communities of color while encouraging and advancing entrepreneurship among high school students.

TAP seeks to demonstrate that profits and purpose are not mutually exclusive and can go hand-in-hand.   TAP also allows participants to practice, hone, and refine their pitch/presentation skills which are valuable for future business purposes.

Idea
Develop a good idea that you think would work with a group of target customers.  Or you may have one as a pre-startup or early stage venture. 
Apply
Complete the short application form by clicking here.  The deadline for applying is Friday, October 8, 2021
Plan
Develop your business plan and pitch presentation.  Be concise, thorough, and creative.
Pitch
Wow the judges with your pitch and win the first place prize of $2,000, the first runner-up prize of $1,000, or the second runner-up prize of $500!

Apply Today

The application period is open for submission of concepts and interest to TAP.  Teams/Ventures from 1-5 students may apply.  Click on the button below to complete and submit the short application.  The deadline for all applications is Friday, October 8.  Finalists will be notified by Monday, October 11.

Rules & Guidelines

Please click on the button below to download TAP's rules, guidelines, and other information

For Additional Information:
Please email DMMTAP3@gmail.com for further information or if you have any questions.