Great Valley Business Plan Competition 2012


Registration deadline


Competition Organizer

Great Valley Technology Alliance

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - Local U.S.
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
  • Business - Local U.S.
  • Technology - Other
Who's Eligible

For student-based teams, At least one member of each team must be a student in good standing at a NEPA college or university. Non-student teams must still be located in the Northeastern Pennsylvania region. The winning team must agree to start their business in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Business plans should be for products or services that leverage technical processes or methods that create a competitive advantage. 

Important Dates

The registration period for this competition runs from February 14, 2012 to March 25, 2012. During that time, three help sessions will be offered on how to write a business plan. All participants must submit their final plan on April 6, 2012. Finalists will be selected on April 20, 2012, and will present their plans to the the judges on May 2, 2012. An awards dinner will take place on May 5, 2012

Competition Prizes

$125,000 in cash and in-kind prizes will be awarded. 

Other Info

Winning teams must use the funds and/or services they are awarded within one year from the date of winning the event.