Competitions List & Database

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Name Categories State Year Entry Deadline Finals Date Grand Prize Total Prizes Investment or Loan Prizes
DEW Startup Pitch & Competition 2015 12-17-2014 02-12-2015 $25,000 $74,000 N/A
2015 Carnegie Mellon University Venture Challenge PA 2015 02-24-2015 04-04-2015 $6,500 $12,000 N/A
TCU Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures Business Plan Competition 2015 TX 2015 03-25-2015 N/A $25,000 $55,000 N/A
10th Annual Cupid's Cup MD 2015 01-05-2015 04-22-2015 $75,000 $115,000 N/A
The Company Corporation Business Plan Competition DE 2015 12-31-2014 N/A $1,000 $1,000 N/A
San Diego Social Innovation Challenge CA 2015 02-16-2015 04-28-2015 $75,000 $75,000 N/A
Tufts Social & Classic New Ventures Competition MA 2014 01-22-2014 04-08-2014 $50,000 $100,000 N/A
Spirit of Innovation Challenge TX 2014 10-24-2013 04-03-2014 $10,000 $50,000 N/A
NYC Next Idea Competition NY 2014 11-11-2013 04-02-2014 $35,000 $35,000 N/A
FastPitch Competition 2014 GA 2014 01-27-2014 03-07-2014 $1,000 $3,000 N/A
MIT Global Startup Workshop Business Plan Competition MA 2014 12-01-2013 03-26-2014 $10,000 $10,000 N/A
New York Young Entrepreneur Challenge NY 2014 02-28-2014 05-14-2014 $10,000 $20,000 N/A
2014 Wisconsin Governor's Business Plan Contest WI 2014 01-31-2014 N/A N/A $100,000 N/A
HATCH pitch at SXSW 2014 TX 2014 01-22-2014 03-10-2014 N/A N/A N/A
The Big Sell IN 2014 03-01-2014 N/A $120,000 $15,000 N/A
TowsonGlobal Business Plan Competition 2014 MD 2014 02-02-2014 N/A $7,500 $5,000 N/A
IdeaMSU TX 2014 04-29-2014 05-05-2014 $2,000 $3,750 N/A
Carnegie Mellon Venture Challenge PA 2014 03-18-2014 04-05-2014 N/A $7,000 N/A
Global Student Business Plan Competition TX 2014 02-07-2014 03-19-2014 $5,000 $10,000 N/A
N100 Ontario, CANADA 2014 03-14-2014 06-18-2014 $100,000 $100,000 N/A


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