Orange Tank 2022 Application Deadline

Application Deadline Coming Soon for Orange Tank 2022!

Orange Tank 2022 will be held Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, at 2 p.m. in the Helaine and Marvin Lender Auditorium in the Whitman School. The application deadline is Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. No exceptions.

All applicants must submit an executive summary using the form linked below to Todd Moss, Department of Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises chair and associate professor of entrepreneurship, at The form can be up to three pages of content to clearly identify your project.

To be eligible, all ventures must have a Whitman alumni or student founder or co-founder. Finalists will be notified by Friday, Sept. 16, and will deliver a 5-minute pitch to a panel of alumni judges followed by Q&A during the competition on Sept. 30.

The prize money for Orange Tank 2022 will total $42,000. Thanks to the generosity of Whitman Advisory Council member and lifetime Syracuse University Trustee John Couri ’63 (A&S), the grand prize award for the overall winning venture will be $25,000.

Three ventures will be selected to pitch in both the Alumni and Student categories. The following cash prizes will be awarded in each category:

First – $5,000

Second – $2,500

Third – $1,000

The overall winner between the two first-place ventures in each category will receive the $25,000 grand prize, so contestants will be competing for as much as $30,000.

Application Link

Questions should be directed to Todd Moss at

Kimmy Kimball