The Fourth Annual Business Plan Competition

This year's funding pool is over $20,000 in cash and prizes: 

  • $2,500 for November's Elevator Pitch Contest
  • $20,000 for the Finale on March 31st

For more information about judging criteria, eligibility rules, and other considerations, please consult the official Competitors Guide.

Competition Calendar

  • Sep 23: Annual Kickoff
  • Oct 19: Startup Day
  • Nov 15: Elevator Pitch Contest
  • Jan 27: Spring Welcome and Kickoff
  • Feb 2: Team Formation Deadline
  • Feb 3,5 and 9: Open Office Hours with Expert Advisors - Appts. Mandatory - 5pm-7:30
  • Feb 19 and 24: Practice Pitch Session
  • Feb 28: Semifinal Round 
  • Mar 31: Final Round and Gala 

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