NACUSO's Next Big Idea Competition, our version of the popular TV Show "Shark Tank" is now in its eighth year, and 2020 marks the first year in which prize money is available -- $7,500 for first place, and $2,500 for second place, courtesy of CO-OP Financial Services!
Nine contestants competed on October 13th in a virtual competition with over 100 attendees that decided who would move on for a spot in the "Final Four" against 2019 VentureTech winner Illuma Labs. It was an exciting competition. In case you missed it here's the video. See below for the final four bracket.
OCTOBER 27 @ 11:00 a.m. PDT: Final Round - This round will have the "final four" presenting and competing in front of our judges. After going through questions from our judges, the audience will vote for the winner of the Next Big Idea! First place wins $7,500 and second will win $2,500, courtesy of CO-OP Financial Services.