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Spelpreneur Schedule of Events

Spelpreneur Schedule of Events

Are you an entrepreneur, or have you ever dreamed of becoming one? Come and learn how the Spelpreneur program can help you. The program offers sessions where you can learn how to start your own innovative business, find an entrepreneur mentor, and network with entrepreneurs. It also offers you an opportunity to participate in a 10-day startup competition with winners receiving educational stipends.

Spelpreneur Pitch Night is Back by Popular Demand

Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 | 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • LLCII Auditorium

Pitch night is the culminating event of the Spelpreneur series where students representing multiple teams pitch viable business solutions they developed during this year's 10-Day Startup Competition.

Highlights From Spelman College Pitch Night 2018

How the Competition Works


Grand Prize - $1,000 per team
1st runner-up - $500 per team
2nd runner-up - $250 per team

Students Walk Away Empowered With:

  • Having identified a specific, important, and large problem
  • Knowing how to develop a hypothesis of their target customer and quality feedback from customers and industry experts
  • A mock-up of a website and landing page
  • A revenue model outline with the ability to implement it across multiple markets
  • Mentors and an expanded network of resourceful supporters
2019 Pitch Night Judges
  • Joyelle Harris, Ph.D., Spelman alumna, Director of the Engineering for Social Innovation Center and Associate Director Create X, Georgia Tech
  • Nicole Jones, Spelman alumna, Global Innovation Leader, Delta Air Lines
  • Millicent Springs-Campbell, Management Professor, Spelman College
  • Munson Steed, CEO, Steed Media Group (dba Rolling Out)


Spelpreneur 10-day Challenge