Who can participate in the Side-Hustle Challenge?
The FGCU Side Hustle Challenge is open to all students, faculty, and staff at Florida Gulf Coast University. Whether you've got a budding business idea or you're an entrepreneurial enthusiast, this challenge is tailored for you!
When does the Side-Hustle Challenge start and end?
The challenge kicks off on October 23rd and concludes on November 16th. Save the dates and dive into this entrepreneurial adventure with us!
If you have any more questions, feel free to reach out to our support team. We're here to help you every step of the way.
How do I enter the Side-Hustle Challenge?
Joining is a breeze! Just follow these steps:
Register and upgrade to the semesterly premium to become part of the challenge. Tap on the "Join the Classroom" button within the app.
What are the judging criteria?
We'll be evaluating entries based on the following criteria:
Sales: The number of completed transactions on KANU. Feedback: The number of reviews received on KANU. Views: The number of page views on your KANU storefront.
Can I compete individually or in a team?
You can participate either as an individual or as part of a team. Forming a team can provide you with diverse skills and perspectives to enhance your venture.
How do I win the cash prizes?
The cash prizes will be awarded to the top three participants or teams with the highest cumulative scores based on the judging criteria.
What other benefits do participants receive?
In addition to the cash prizes, participants will gain valuable experience, exposure, and mentorship opportunities. The competition is a platform to showcase your entrepreneurial skills and connect with like-minded individuals.
How do I stay updated about the Side-Hustle Challenge?
Stay in the loop by tuning into FGCU's social channels and regularly checking your KANU app for fresh updates about the challenge.
What is KANU?
KANU is a cutting-edge platform designed to empower young entrepreneurs and hustlers to bring their ideas to life. By simplifying the business creation and management process, KANU offers an all-in-one solution that includes a storefront builder, advanced analytics, and a competitive landscape for skills enhancement through our side-hustle competitions, colloquially termed KANU Compete. Additionally, our platform features specialized marketplaces that serve as vibrant community hubs for supporting student-run ventures.