Gustie Tank

Want to make the world a better place? Have an idea that could improve lives? Test it out at the Gustie Tank!

The Gustie Tank brings together students from across the campus who are interested in developing entrepreneurial ventures. Students pitch ideas and the audience decides the winner right on the spot! The winner is gets $50. 

You get 4 minutes to convince the audience why your idea should win. No need to register, just come and pitch! Not ready to pitch? Come to cheer others. Each Gustie Tank night starts with pizza.

Gustie Tank Promo from Carolyn Draayer on Vimeo.

Past Winners

Lise Arakaza '18 & Benissa Uwamwiza '18 - Idea Pitched: "ID on your phone" (October 15th, 2015)


Pictured: Michaela Schulz '17, Lise Arakaza '18, Benissa Uwamwiza '18 and Matt Boyce '16 

If you want to learn more about the previous editions of the Gustie Tank, see this post in the The Gustavian Weekly. 

Helpful Resources
Shark Tank Best Pitches: Strategies
David S. Rose: How to pitch to a VC
Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action
Joshua Foer: Feats of memory anyone can do
Nancy Duarte: The secret structure of great talks
Chip Heath: Made to stick
Peter Thiel: Competition Is for Losers