Online entries and executive summaries due
- Competition Organizer
George Washington University Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence
- Submission Date
- Business Plan Submission Date
- Awards Date
- Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)
- Competition Category
- Graduate - Local U.S.
- Undergraduate - Local U.S.
- Who's Eligible
The competition is open to individuals or teams of up to four people. At least 50% of the members of each team must be either George Washington University alumni, currently-enrolled GW students, or GW faculty. At least one member of the team must be a currently enrolled GW student. The business must not be more than 2 years old and must have gross sales of less than $200,000.
- Important Dates
Online entries and executive summaries are due on January 31, 2011. Written business plans must be submitted by March 21, 2011. Semi-Finalist and Finalist oral presentations will take place on April 14 & 15, 2011 respectively.
- Competition Prizes
- 1st place: $25,000
- 2nd place: $10,000
- 3rd place: $4,000
- 4th place: $1,000
- Best undergraduate team: $10,000
- Other Info
In addition to the $25,000 in prize money, the 1st Place Team will receive a "Custom Lab" by iStrategyLabs which will include social media marketing strategy and training, an open innovation session, and entrepreneurial lessons learned.