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Welcome to the Online Pitch Competition Powered by NorLEAP! Complete the entry form below and you will be on your way to possibly winning $1,000 cash! In addition, you will receive access to NorLEAP’s mentors, potential investors, and a sponsored entry into the Louisiana Startup Prize, North Louisiana’s premier entrepreneurial event!

What are you waiting for? The deadline is May 1st, apply today!


March 1 – May 1

Businesses are founded on ideas, and considering the competitive nature of entrepreneurs, ideas can be more valuable than money. For this reason, all ideas submitted to this competition are 100% confidential and will remain 100% your idea. We will sign a mutual confidentiality agreement. If you have any further concerns or questions, please feel free to call us. 318.716.4171


1st Place

$1,000 Cash Prize 
Sponsored Entry into the
Louisiana Startup Prize

Top 10

Sponsored Entry into the
Louisiana Startup Prize

How to Participate:

Phase 1: Application
Fully complete the below online application by 6:00pm on Friday, May 1, 2020.

Phase 2: Semi-Finals
The top 10 submissions will make it to the semi-final round. Semi-Finalists will be notified by Friday, May 8, 2020. This round will involve a call with a NorLEAP analyst who will provide a template and instructions on how to prepare & submit a formal pitch deck.

Phase 3: Deadline for Pitch Decks
Pitch Decks must be completed and submitted by 6:00pm on Friday, May 15, 2020.

Phase 4: Winner Announcement
The winning entry will be announced on Friday, May 22, 2020.

Prize Details:
1st Place (Winner) = $1,000 cash prize

Sponsored Entry Into the Louisiana Startup Prize means that NORLEAP will pay the startup prize entry fee if you choose to participate in the event.


May 8

Top 10 selected and notified

May 15

Deadline to submit Pitch Deck for review

May 22

$1,000 Winner announced (and all of Top 10 get entries into Start-Up Prize)

Entry form

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