YouPitch Contest 2012


Application and video submission deadline


Competition Organizer

MIT $100K

Local US Event
Cambridge, MA
Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - Global
  • Undergraduate - Global
  • High School - Global
  • iStart
Who's Eligible

Open to any student at any college or university worldwide. Pitch videos must be submitted in English or at least have English subtitles. 

Important Dates

60-second video elevator pitches must be uploaded to YouTube and applications must be submitted by April 25, 2012. Public voting (on Facebook and Youtube) will take place from April 25 to May 1, 2012, after which the judging round will begin. The winner will be brought to the MIT $100K Business Plan Contest Finale in Boston to receive the prize money. 

Competition Prizes

The winning team will receive $5,000, and will be re-imbursed up to $1000 for travel expenses. 

Other Info

Entries with 500+ votes on Facebook and Youtube combined will move on to the judging round.