JagStart

JagStart helps you showcase and pitch your ideas

The JagStart Showcase 2022 live event is designed to help you, the IUPUI student, come up with new ideas or to take an existing idea and move it from inception to reality. Whether it be a new product, new business venture, or a compelling solution to a social challenge, we want to give you the opportunity to show off your amazing innovation.

Are you interested in participating, or do you have a student who you'd like to nominate? See below:

Participation form

Meet the 2021 winners

Anna Dorris, Grand Prize Winner for Everewear, Business Undergraduate, Finance, Kelley School of Business
Gabriela Jones, Grand Prize and Audience Choice Winner for Buzz Buddy, Business Undergraduate, Supply Chain Management, Kelley School of Business
Carter Mettler, Grand Prize and Audience Choice Winner for Buzz Buddy, Business Undergraduate, Supply Chain Management, Kelley School of Business
Benjamin Wolfe, Grand Prize and Audience Choice Winner for Buzz Buddy, Business Undergraduate, Management and Supply Chain Management, Kelley School of Business
Nicholas Wright, Grand Prize and Audience Choice Winner for Buzz Buddy, Business Undergraduate,  Management, Kelley School of Business

See all of the 2021 pitches!

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Do you have an idea? Join us!

Don't have an idea? No problem!

Are you are you an individual or joining as a team? Awesome!

You can sign up individually or as a team. More details to come soon!

The Process

It takes just three to five minutes for you to share your idea! IUPUI's JagStart helps you ideate new ideas or take an existing idea and move it from an idea to something that could receive real rewards.

  • Learn the process of defining a problem, ideating, refining a solution, and presenting by participating in one of our six workshops
  • Participate in our semi-final round for a chance to be one of our finalist and a chance at our grand prize winnings
  • Have an opportunity to receive 1 class credit offered by the Kelley School of Business
  • Network with entrepreneurs and others in the community
A woman stand in front of a PowerPoint wearing a microphone as she pitches her JagStart idea.

Our workshop offerings

More details coming soon!