SunShot Catalyst: Business Pitch Deadline, Friday Nov. 7 11:59 PM ET

Before submitting your final business video pitch, check out the scoring criteria and submission requirements which contain four elements to include in your video. If you are having technical difficulties see the help guide below. SunShot Catalyst is an open innovation program that allows the public to rapidly create and develop products and solutions that address near-term challenges in the U.S. solar marketplace through prize challenges.


Video Pitch Deadline Fast Approaching: Nov. 7th

As you prepare your business solutions, please check out the the popular ideas and those marked with a SunShot Thumbs Up. To review content from our Jamathon sessions across the country please check out our Hackpad page! It has some great resources for your business plan and data sets.

If you have technical questions on how to submit your video, please review the 5-step help guide with screenshots below. Further questions can be sent via email to or you can call the help line at 703.634.9442, 9-5pm EST. You have until Friday November 07, 2014 at 11:59 PM ET to edit your submission.

Step 1: Click Problem Statements button from Catalyst landing page

Step 2: Find the problem statement that your video pitch addresses by using the Popular or Active tabs

Step 3: Click the red link that says Submit Video Pitch Now!

Step 4: Select Business Innovation from the Campaign drop down box.

Note: if the unique idea ID number (should have format 'idea-#####') of the problem statement does not appear in the text field below, please cut and paste problem statement link.

Step 5: Complete the remaining fields marked with the red asterisk. Click the SUBMIT button and your done!

Videos should be uploaded to a video hosting website prior to pasting the link in the field titled Video Pitch. If your video is not hosted, it CANNOT be viewed by the judges! The Online Resume/CV field can be filled in for up to 5 team members.

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