Step #1: Represent a dynamic youth business with a demonstrable product or service.
Step #2: Click Register Now on the Home Page to start the application process.
Step #3: Complete the i.Invest online concept profile, upload a two-page executive summary and pitch video.
Step #4: Be one of the top i.Invest applicants in your category to make the i.Invest hot products/services list which qualifies you for Round 1 scoring.
Step #5: Get scored. Receive numerical scores and insightful feedback from industry leaders and be one of the top youth entrepreneurs in your category to advance to Round 2 scoring.
Step #6: Once selected for Round 2 scoring, get ready to participate in mandatory virtual group coaching with an experienced business leader, investor or serial entrepreneur.
Step #7: Make time to meet with your assigned mentor to learn best practices for improving your business model.
Step #8: Upload a completed business plan and revise your pitch video as needed before Round 2 scoring begins.
Step #9: Earn high scores to win a spot in the i.Invest pitch event.
Step #10: Pitch in front of judges for cash/in-kind prizes and investments.