George Washington University Business Plan Competition 2011

Description

Online entries and executive summaries due

Website

http://gwbizplan.com/index.asp

Competition Organizer

George Washington University Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence

Submission Date

1-31-2011

Business Plan Submission Date

3-21-2011

Awards Date

11-30--0001

Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)

$40,000

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.