Sign up for free Perfect Your Pitch for the Challenge webinar


FIU’s Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center, sponsor of the Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge, and Ricardo Weisz, who has judged the FIU Track for several years, are generously offering a free webinar for Business Plan Challenge participants on Tuesday.

The webinar is open to participants in all three tracks, and it will include tips on pitching to invesors, such as the do's and don't of a successful pitch and learning how to engage your audience with a captivating presentation and gather the skills to convey your message to investors.

The “Perfect Your Pitch for the Challenge” webinar will take place on Tuesday, April 1, from 11 a.m. to noon online.

RSVP for the webinar here:

And here is the lowdown on the Business Plan Challenge:

What to enter: Three-page business plan (one additional supplemental page for a chart, photo or graphic is allowed).

Who can enter: Entrepreneurs with businesses less than 2 years old or with business ideas. There is a Community Track, FIU Track and High School Track.

Deadline: April 5.

Email entries to:,, (you will get an automatic response. If you don’t, email

Contest rules, judges’ bios, other information:

Questions: Email Business Plan Challenge Challenge Coordinator Nancy Dahlberg at

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