Calling all innovators! Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs is hosting its first ever Ideathon!

Create an idea for a product or service, expand on it using our business plan template (in the Resources Tab), and submit! Three winners will be selected, with the first place winner receiving meetings and connections with esteemed entrepreneurs and mentors! The prompt for this competition is COVID-19 Response: identify a problem that has risen due to the COVID-19 crisis and develop an innovative and original idea for a product or service that combats it.


  • Participants: Ages 12 to 17 (or grades 7-12)
  • Teams: 1-3 people
  • Students around the world can participate!


Send a copy of your Business Plan as a PDF, Google Doc, or Word Doc by either emailing your submission to or submitting in Devpost (make an empty project and upload your file on the last page). You must submit by Saturday, September 19, at 3 PM PST. NO LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED!

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First Place Winner

Meetings and connections with esteemed entrepreneurs to expand on business idea and business knowledge.

Runner Up (2)

Meeting and connection with a mentor to further establish knowledge and business idea.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Anup Sahoo

Anup Sahoo
Founder and CEO, Ideapoke

Judging Criteria

  • Innovation
    Idea is creative and unique; business idea is not already existent in the same way as described in plan
  • Content
    Team presents all required information, following template example; all sections are included, and ample information about the company is provided
  • Practicality
    Business idea can be implemented in the real world; expenses and other estimates are feasible; plan shows that research has been done to scope prices and market
  • Adherence to Rules
    All work is done by the group and any researched information has been paraphrased; idea fits the prompt and alleviates the problem identified; vocabulary and language used are professional and reasonable
  • Organization
    Idea has been expressed in a clear, structured way; information is conveyed in a manner that allows for clear comprehension

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