Competitions Overview

Moonshot Pitch Competition

This competition is sponsored by the Burton Morgan Center in collaboration with the student entrepreneurship fraternity, Delta Mu Kappa (DMK). The fast-paced Moonshot Pitch Competition challenges students to think big in terms of their ideas. Focused on ideation, the competition rewards those who come up with their world-changing "moonshot" idea to solve problems people across the planet face - and pitch it in 60 seconds or less. 

Burton D. Morgan Business Model Competition

The goal of the Business Model Competition is to provide an opportunity for Purdue students to learn about entrepreneurship through the development and presentation of a business idea to a panel of judges. The major focus of the 17 week BMC program is the customery discovery journey and the formation of a business model based on customer insights. 

Participants in the competition have an opportunity to define their ideas in commercial terms and to compete for substantial cash prizes that could be used to further the commercialization of their inventions.

Boiler New Venture Challenge

The Boiler is a new venture challenge co-lead by the Anvil and the Burton Morgan Center. This will challenge entrepreneurially minded students to see how far they can take their ideas and see if they're ready for the world outside of campus. The 9 week program will culminate in a Demo Day, where judges will select winners of substancial cash prizes.