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TIMELINE

MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON FOR JULY 2021

Event Details (Duration: July 9 - July 25, 2021)

***Note: Please convert it into your own time zone! Everything listed is done in PST (California Time)

July 9, 2021 

Opening Ceremony: 12:15 PM PST - 1 PM PST

The organizers will provide a brief background to the event and provide details on project requirements and submissions. We will share our business plan template, presentation template, judging rubric, and submission checklist. 

Competition Begins: 1 PM PST 

Bloom Startup Competition begins!

July 10, 2021

Business Plan Workshop: 4 PM PST - 4:30 PM PST

Organizers will help participants with the Business Plan. All business and marketing related questions will be answered here.

July 13, 2021 

One-on-One Help Session: 9 AM PST - 8:55 PM PST

The organizers will host help sessions for each team to either ask questions or practice their pitch and receive feedback. The signup form will be posted on Slack and sent through email. Please be respectful of other people's entries and do not delete them!

July 15, 2021 

One-on-One Help Session: 9 AM PST - 8:55 PM PST

The organizers will host help sessions for each team to either ask questions or practice their pitch and receive feedback. The signup form will be posted on Slack and sent through email. Please be respectful of other people's entries and do not delete them!

July 16, 2021

Practice Pitch Sessions: 9 AM PST - 6:35 PM PST

The organizers will host practice sessions for each team to practice their pitch and receive feedback. The signup form will be posted on Slack and sent through email. Please be respectful of other people's entries and do not delete them!

July 17, 2021 

Practice Pitch Sessions: 9 AM PST - 6:35 PM PST

The organizers will host practice sessions for each team to practice their pitch and receive feedback. The signup form will be posted on Slack and sent through email. Please be respectful of other people's entries and do not delete them!

Submission Deadline: 11:59 PM PST

All participants must submit their projects at this time.

July 22, 2021

Round 1 Winners Announced: 4:00 PM PST

Round 1 Winners announced! Top 8 teams go to Round 2 to present their pitch live to a panel of six judges.

July 24, 2021 

Second Round (Live Pitch): 5:00 PM PST - 6:30 PM PST

During this time, the top 8 teams will present their live pitches to a panel of six judges. More information will be given directly to the winners through Slack.

July 25, 2021

Closing Ceremony: 3:30 PM PST - 3:45 PM PST

During this time, there will be an awards ceremony. The winners will be announced.

Winners Meet: 4:00 PM PST - 4:30 PM PST

Winners will be given more information regarding their prizes.