“Entrepreneur Contests Take Practical Turn”

Entrepreneur Contests Take Practical Turn – by Melissa Korn, the Wall Street Journal (February 2, 2012). In response to research that shows a low rate of business plan competitions actually produce full-fledged businesses, some business schools are choosing to change … Continue reading

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“The Lowdown on Business Plan Competitions”

The Lowdown on Business-Plan Competitions – by Emily Maltby, the Wall Street Journal, 3/1/11. Maltby discusses the latest trends in business plan competitions as the 2011 season enters full-swing and tips for how entrepreneurs can get start the process of … Continue reading

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“Raise Cash in a Business Plan Contest”

Raise Cash in a Business Plan Contest – by Jeff B. Copeland, Business ShortList (Dec. 8, 2010). Encouragement for entering a business plan competition.

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“Contests are a springboard for student entrepreneurs”

Contests are a springboard for student entrepreneurs – by Cyndia Zwahlen, Los Angeles Times (Dec. 27, 2010). Business-plan competitions give people a chance to start companies — or at least make connections — while still in college.

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“How to Win a Business-Plan Competition”

How to Win a Business-Plan Competition – by Alyssa Danigelis, Inc. Magazine (Dec. 15, 2010). Smart strategies can lead you to the top of your class, earn you credibility, and even reel in investments.

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“Startup Fever: College Students Have It Bad”

Startup Fever: College Students Have It Bad – by Max Raskin, Businessweek.com, 10/18/10. On campuses across America, entrepreneurship classes and dorm-room startups are becoming increasingly popular. Is it the result of a poor job market? It seems to us that … Continue reading

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