How to prepare your candidacy

Video production tips

  1. You will need a Smartphone with a camera or Video Camera
  2. Record yourself or your team pitching your startup concept
  3. Connect yourself on Youtube with your gmail account (either the app or on the Web) and upload your video. * Choose Public or Unlisted option. Find out how to choose the Public option in this instruction sheet.
  4. Choose an image as thumbnail
  5. Copy the video URL in the online form

What do you need to cover in the video?

  • Who are you?
  • What is your idea?
  • What is your value proposition, what unmet need or problems do you address, and what are the customer benefits of your idea?
  • What market segment will you compete in and who are your potential customers?

* Your video will not be judged on the basis of production quality, but rather on the quality of the content. Please make sure that the sound quality is good so that we can hear your idea!

Example of a video pitch

How to produce a SlideShare presentation ?

  1. If you do not have one yet, create you a SlideShare account. It will automatically connect to your LinkedIn account
  2. Use PowerPoint or the Mac equivalent
  3. Build your presentation making sure to include the items shown below. Your presentation shouldn't have more than 10 slides!
  4. Upload your PPT presentation on your SlideShare account. * Choose Public option in Privacy settings
  5. In the "Share" tab of your SlideShare presentation, copy the "embed" code and paste it in the location indicated on the form.

** Find out how to choose the Public option and where to find your embed code in this instruction sheet.

What to include in my SlideShare presentation?

  • Who are you?
  • What is your idea?
  • What is your value proposition, what unmet need or problems do you address, and what are the customer benefits of your idea?
  • What market segment will you compete in and who are your potential customers?

* Your SlideShare presentation will not be judged on the basis of production quality, but rather on the quality of the content.

Example of a Slideshare presentation

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