K-State Launch Series

K-State Launch

Launch is a series of entrepreneurial competitions for K-State students. The competition is open to all K-State undergraduate and graduate students or teams from all majors.

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Fall 2022 K-State Launch Competition

Key Dates:

  • October 25 – Pitch Workshop at 4pm in the Entrepreneurship Center in the College of Business. Come get tips, tricks & best practice information on pitching before entering the Launch competition!
  • November 1 — Live Pitch Night event sponsored by the Entrepreneurship Club at 6 p.m. in the Entrepreneurship Center in the College of Business. Anyone is welcome to sign up to give their live pitch for a chance to practice or be selected to move on to the final live event.
  • November 3 — Submission deadline for online entries via Canvas.
  • November 8 — Final live event.


A total of $10,000 in prizes will be awarded. The top 20 finalists will receive a $175 general scholarship and compete live on the day of the event. These finalists will be competing for the following prizes:

  • First place — $3,000 scholarship
  • Second place — $2,000 scholarship
  • Third place — $1,000 scholarship
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit Award — $500 scholarship

To enter:

There are TWO ways to enter:

  • Upload a short video to YouTube(Links to an external site.) (three minutes or less).
      • You may upload your video as "unlisted" or "public"
      • The name of your video should be your business/group name (please introduce all group members in the video)
      • Copy the unique YouTube URL and submit it on Canvas under the 'Quizzes' Tab to compete in K-State Launch!
  • Compete and win during the Live Pitch Night on Nov. 1st to move onto the Launch Competition!

Questions? Come by the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center. Business Building1054 or contact TaraGieber@ksu.edu

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Register for Launch Now!