SPACE SETTLEMENT ENTREPRENEUR COMPETITION
IN COLLABORATION WITH
The Center for Advanced Radio Astronomy,
the First Center of Excellence at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and:
& PITCH COMPETITION
The SSEC is an in-person or online (virtual) competition for high-school and undergraduate-college students, interested in the future of space technology and entrepreneurship.
Over the course of 3 days (for in-person) or 10-days (online), students will develop a space-industry start-up company that meets the needs of a newly-designed space settlement.
Students will learn about: the entrepreneurial mindset, marketing, problem and solution ideation, business models, prototyping, investor pitch decks, and the all-important elevator pitch.
SEE CURRICULUM & GUEST LECTURERS
BOOT CAMP CURRICULUM, GUEST LECTURERS, & JUDGES
CURRICULUM: Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Business Canvas Model, Presentation Skills, Ideation, Assessing Problems & Solutions, Elevator Pitch, Investor Pitch Deck, Prototyping
GUEST LECTURERS: Professionals from Fannin Innovation, Station Houston, The Cannon Houston, MD Anderson, Houston Methodist Hospital, Elevation Capital, and others.
SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES: Presentation Competition