Triple Impact Challenge - November 6, 2014

Sponsored by the Doherty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership


The Triple Impact Challenge is a competition where Elon student teams present their solutions to a particular problem in the world or present their ideas for starting a business venture. Problems can range from clean water in third world countries to recycling in residence halls to a lack of distribution for local artists. Teams research their chosen issue and present their solution or business opportunity to a panel of judges.

Culmination Event

Thursday, November 6, 2014
4:00 p.m.
Global Commons Media Room 103

Benefits of Student Participation

  • Engage in a challenge
  • Connect with professionals in the field the student is interested in pursuing
  • Develop problem-solving skills
  • Add value to the local community

Pitch Details

During the culminating event on Nov. 6, teams will showcase solutions during a 5 minute presentation with university leaders, alumni and students. Judges will measure potential impact and prizes will be announced. Each pitch should contain less than 20 PPT slides and each slide should have very little text and usually only have one big picture.


1st place: $500
2nd place: $300
3rd place: $200



Kevin O'Mara, Executive Director, Doherty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership
(336) 278-5929 |

Scott Kelly, Coordinator of Student Entrepreneurship
(336) 278-5967 |