Apex Business Plan Competition 2011


Registration and submission deadline



Competition Organizer

University of New Brunswick

Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - Canada
  • Undergraduate - Canada
Who's Eligible
Open to all Canadian and International graduate and undergraduate students. 

There are two divisions: undergraduate and graduate. Participating teams must enter in the division dictated by the highest education level of the team members. 
Important Dates

The registration deadline is November 17, 2011, at which time all competition submissions are also due. The final competition takes place November 30 - December 2, 2011.

Competition Prizes

A $5,000 grand prize will be awarded to the winner in each track. Prizes will also be awarded to the first and second runners-up in each track, as well as the team who's plan has the best financial analysis and the team with the best elevator pitch.  A total of over $20,000 in prizes will be given out.

Other Info

Each team will be required to present their business idea to a panel of judges with the aid of a PowerPoint presentation. The presentations are limited to twelve minutes, which will be followed by a twenty minute question and answer period. If these times are exceeded the team's total score will be reduced accordingly.