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What Awards are available to win?

SVP Arizona Award $25,000 grant + 1 year of SVP Partner time and talent

Judges Choice Award – $10,000 grant

–Selected by a panel of eight distinguished judges at the event

–Criteria – decision based on the best articulation (Pitch) of Innovative AND Social Impact.   Pitch, Innovation and Social Impact weighted equally in judging.

People’s Choice Award $2,500 grant

–Text voting at the event to select the audience favorite

–Criteria – award based on where each individual in the audience would invest, given the “pitch” that they just experienced from the 8 finalists

Mentors Choice Award  $2,500 grant

–Criteria to be determined by Mentors

–Voting by Mentors immediately following Dress Rehearsal on Monday, March 2, 2015

Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives Award – $2,500

–The ASU Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives will award $2500 to a venture that demonstrates an ability to provide Arizona with a viable sustainability solution.

Student Innovation Award – $2,000 grant

–Three student teams are “competing” in a separate student division

–Winner to be selected by SVPAZ Investment Committee following third practice session

–Award criteria – same as “The Best Pitch” award

–Winner announced (along with 8 nonprofit finalists)

–Winner will receive $2,000 Student Award

–The winning Student Team will give their winning Pitch at the showcase event

–The Student Team is not eligible for other awards at the final event



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