Course Hero Business Plan Competition


Course Hero invites all who complete the Entrepreneurship Learning Path (5 free online courses on Entrepreneurship to submit a business plan for the chance to win a pitch meeting with premier Silicon Valley Angel Investment Firm, SV Angel, and $5,000 cash to get their company off the ground. Course Hero's aim is to inspire young entrepreneurs by giving them an opportunity to apply the knowledge that they've gained from their coursework in a real world setting.


Competition Organizer

Course Hero Inc

Local US Event
Redwood City, CA
*Available in all states*

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - All U.S.
  • Undergraduate - All U.S.
  • Business - All U.S.
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Technology - Green
  • Technology - Other
  • Women or Minority-owned
  • Virtual/Online
  • High School - Global
Who's Eligible

-You must complete the Entrepreneurship Path to be eligible to enter the business plan competition
-You may not submit a business plan if you have already submitted a business plan to a Course Hero business plan competition
-Full time Course Hero employees are not eligible to enter
-There is no standard format for the Business Plan

Important Dates

Deadline to submit a business plan is September 30, 2012. You must complete the Entrepreneurship Path (5 free courses in Entrepreneurship to be eligible to enter the competition.

Competition Prizes

$5,000 cash prize to be awarded by Course Hero Inc
Pitch meeting with SV Angel to be scheduled with the winner and SV Angel once the winner has been selected

Other Info

For questions regarding the Business Plan Competition,