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Well here is the rundown of what the judges are looking for.

  1. Business Model
    • How will your business be successful?
    • What problem does your idea solve?
    • Who is your competition? How do you compete with them?
    • Have you considered how you can scale your business, get customers, make money?  
  2. Customer Validation
    • Will people want this idea/product?
    • Do you understand what customers need?
    • Did you talk to potential customers?
  3. Execution and Design
    • Have you created some sort of product/or mock up over the course of the weekend (hardware, software, etc.)?
    • Is your product user friendly?
    • Are you able to show your product is functional?

Get ready for the competition!  #SWMU18 is right around the corner so come excited and ready to create!

Tara Hoppe