Info and Key Dates

2020 Preliminary Application Coming in November!

Last years dates:

Application opens November 15, 2018.
Applications close February 15, 2019.
Finalists will be announced March 9, 2019.


  • Agriculture + Agriculture Technology
  • Health + Healthy Living
  • Technology, Consumer Product, or Service
  • Social, Cultural, or Environmental Impact

Part 1, Venture Detail:

All Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge applications must provide the following details about their venture:

Describe the Problem
Describe the Solution
Describe the Market Opportunity
Describe the Team
Describe the Go-to-Market Plan
Describe the Financial Model
Describe the Progress to Date

For the preliminary judging round, the Venture Detail is recorded in the Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge application platform. Teams that advance to the final judging round will be provided a Venture Detail PowerPoint template for use during the final judging pitch competition

Part 2, 60-Second Pitch Video:

Film a 60-second pitch for your team and upload it with your application.

2020 Final Round:

The 2020 Final Round will be held in Boise, Idaho over two days in March.

Day 1: Evening – Welcome Event in Boise

Day 2: Morning – Live pitch round where teams will pitch their ideas to judging panels
Evening – Awards Ceremony