Grand Valley Business Plan Competition 2011


Registration deadline


Competition Organizer

Grand Valley State University Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible
All contestants must be full-time or part-time undergraduate students who are enrolled 
in degree-seeking programs at Grand Valley State University.  
Business ventures must be in the pre-revenue stage. 
Important Dates

Students must register online and submit a summary of their business by December 1, 2010. Written business plans are due on February 24, 2011. Top entries will be notified on March 8, 2011, and will present their business plans at the finals on March 22, 2011.

Competition Prizes

$10,000 in total prize money will be given out.

1st place: $5,000

2nd place: $3,000

3rd place: $2,000

Other Info

The Competition provides a forum in which participating undergraduate students develop critical skills in pitching their ventures to investors, which increases the probability of successfully launching their ventures.