Bard Center for Entrepreneurship Business Plan Competition 2010


Competition Organizer

University of Colorado Denver's Bard Center for Entrepreneurship

Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - Local U.S.
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible
Colorado based companies less than 2 years old and with less than $100,000 of Angel or Venture Capital funding, to include community members as well as faculty, staff, alumni, at all colleges & universities in Colorado.
Important Dates


Registration forms are due by April 5, 2010. The finals will be held on June 10, 2010 at the Grand Hyatt-Downtown in Denver, Colorado.


Competition Prizes


Historically, cash prizes range between $10,000 and $1,000 for first through sixth places, with additional awards in special categories. In-kind services also awarded.


Other Info

Executive Summaries must be based on original work: creating a new business or substantially improving an existing business. Key metrics used for scoring include potential viability of the company, innovation, scalability and overall quality of the written plan.