Blog Posts in 2012

Top 3 Trends in Entrepreneurship Competitions

Company News|Ethan Meyer|July 15, 2012

With peak competition season just around the corner, many competition administrators are looking for ways to get more people involved and create more excitement in the weeks leading up to the actual event. 

Five Keys to Marketing Your Competition Effectively

Company News|Ethan Meyer|June 20, 2012

PitchBurner offers up best practices for taking your event to the next level.

PitchBurner featured on the Startup America Partnership

Company News|PitchBurner|May 15, 2012

The Startup America Partnership celebrates entrepreneurship and brings recognition to innovative products and services.

PitchBurner - Media

Company News|PitchBurner|April 22, 2012

PitchBurner - highlighted on the radio for discussing the art of the quick pitch.....

mLearning and Mobile Pitch Night - Winners

Event Winners|PitchBurner|April 3, 2012

15 teams of young software application developers took part in Desire2Learn's Pitch Night - a competition which challenged the teams to present their ideas clearly and convincingly to the judges in less than five minutes.

2012 Software Builders Challenge - Winners

Event Winners|PitchBurner|April 2, 2012

Congratulations to the winners of the first annual Nebraska Software Builders Challenge!

UNL 3 2 1 Quick Pitch 2012 - Winners

Event Winners|PitchBurner|March 27, 2012

UNL's third annual 3-2-1 Quick Pitch Competition was held at Memorial Stadium on February 23, 2012.  The competition was presented by by the Center for Entrepreneurship, Southeast Community College Entrepreneurship Center, and Lincoln Public Schools Entrepreneurship Focus Program for students from Nebraska high schools, 2-year colleges, and 4-year colleges. 

Nebraska Innovation Competition 2012 - Winners

Event Winners|PitchBurner|March 16, 2012

The Center for Entrepreneurship hosted their 25th Annual Innovation Competition (formerly called New Ventures World Competition) on Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 8:00 a.m. downtown Embassy Suites Lincoln, NE.

PitchBurner improving business plan competitions nationwide

Company News|PitchBurner|March 15, 2012

Universities across the country participate in quick pitch and business plan competitions, giving students a chance to share their entrepreneurial ideas. However, many of these competitions have trouble getting organized and often miss the mark on providing solid feedback for those who don’t win the overall event. Ethan Meyer, managing director of PitchBurner, and his team have created a solution.

3 Reasons Every City Should Have a Business Plan Competition

Competition Tips|Ethan Meyer|January 30, 2012

PitchBurner recently had the opportunity to be featured on ExecutivePlan Blog.  Managing Director, Ethan Meyer weighs in....

PitchBurner Featured On GenerationReps

Company News|PitchBurner|January 25, 2012

GenerationReps posts about businesses, leaders, entrepreneurs, motivational content and anything that exhibits the innovative thought process.....

Strengths of Entrepreneurs and Selective Hearing

Competition Tips|Ethan Meyer|January 12, 2012

I have been away for awhile but I have a short and sweet thought that was inspired by a response to a TechCrunch article.  The article covered all the things that entrepreneurs fail at.  Depressing right?  I found a call for suggestions to highlight the opposing side for what entrepreneurs will do really well and decided I'd throw in my two cents.